Contract Job

Sports Reporter

Fox News Radio

New York, NY 7 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Freelance Sports Reporter, Fox News Radio


We are looking for a Freelance Sports Reporter to join Fox News Audio. In this position, you will write, produce, and voice several reports an hour for our SiriusXM satellite channel, Fox News Headlines 24/7. As the Freelance Sports Reporter, you will report on and cover scores, stories, live events, and breaking news to a national audience. The Freelance Sports Reporter will also file reports for our terrestrial network newscasts and affiliate partner stations. This is a fast-moving environment! Your ability to thrive in a fast-paced deadline-driven newsroom allows you to deliver top-quality sports reports. You excel at multi-tasking and pay close attention to details. Your writing and editing skills are excellent and your editorial judgment is first-rate.

Shifts: Weekend mornings, afternoons, – plus opportunities to fill in during weekday shifts.
*In order to be considered for this position you must attach a link to your reel*

• Cover breaking sports news, events, stories and scores
• Provide live reports on air for multiple audio departments, as well as produce taped content for off-hours
• Manage and keep clear communication with Editors, Assignment desk and Anchors
• Present all stories, original, breaking, and aggregated, in an accessible, consistent, and compelling style.

• 5+ years of national or major market experience covering sports, news is a plus
• Ability to provide a clear and crisp writing style, while maintaining a casual delivery
• Must have a firm knowledge base of sports and have the desire to quickly and accurately present the sports news of the day to a large listening audience
• Ability to work under deadlines/pressure in a fast-paced newsroom environment is crucial
• Audio editing proficiency (Adobe Audition, Cool-Edit, etc.)
• Solid news judgment and a passion for accuracy
• Excellent writing, producing and communication skills
• Collaborate closely with editors and fellow reporters

• Knowledge of iNews, Dalet
• Bachelor's degree
• Prior experience as a News Anchor


At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company's success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands.

Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $31.49-35.09 per hour. We provide Freelancers medical/dental/vision insurance and 401k after they meet eligibility criteria and any State required time-off, in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9k864-3-237-31-191-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $31.49 to $35.09 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile
Fox News Radio

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.