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Senior Editor - Outkick

Fox News

New York, NY 05-02-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION
Outkick Media is looking for an experienced Senior Editor to join our Outkick.com team. You have previously led a desk or large team of reporters and editors in a major newsroom or organization. You will work closely with the Outkick.com head of content and be responsible for directing editorial coverage by assigning stories, editing, and approving pitches from reporters and editors. You and your team are responsible for understanding the Outkick.com brand and ethos in order to deliver stories and angles that are original, unique and authentic for the Outkick.com readers.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work directly the Outkick.com team. Mining stories for your team of editors and reporters
• Assign stories for day to day coverage, as well as long term planning
• Approve and reject pitches from reporters and editors
• Work quickly and react to the fast-paced and constantly changing digital landscape
• Write & report when necessary

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• At least 10 years of experience in news, TV or digital
• Prior management experience for 3 years in a newsroom setting overseeing a team of reporters & editors when applicable
• Experience using content management systems
• A strong interest and knowledge in sports, pop culture, news and politics
• Proven organizational ability to ensure editorial standards are upheld, demands from across company platforms are addressed and smooth handover is made to the next shift
• Strong SEO and social media skills
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to pivot between stories and multi-task
• Ability/flexibility to work mornings, evenings or weekends as required; possess an ''on-call'' mentality and be prepared to work under emergency or breaking news conditions
• A self-starter with excellent news judgment for a digital audience
• A desire to beat the competition and win at every metric

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
• Prior experience with digital analytics (Chartbeat, Adobe Analytics etc.) to monitor and build traffic

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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rz1w42-3-238-136-36-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Fox News

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world's leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.