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Writer, Breaking / Trending News - AM

Fox News

Remote / Virtual 06-04-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox News Digital is looking for an experienced Writer to join our team. You love breaking news and thrive working in a fast-paced environment. You have 2+ years of experience in journalism with an eye for breaking and compelling news to serve our audience. You ''live and breathe'' news, consuming content from a wide variety of sources. You are able to write and produce several stories efficiently on a daily basis, mainly covering breaking news along with news of the day/trending news and some original reporting.

This is a Monday-Friday shift beginning at 4 AM, ET.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Cover breaking news events, writing quickly and precisely to help solidify Fox News as the go-to site for breaking news
• Pitch and cover stories that resonate with Fox News Digital's audience, aggregating with complete and proper attribution
• Pursue original and exclusive stories through close contact with sources
• Present all stories, original, breaking, and aggregated, in an accessible, consistent, and compelling style
• Collaborate closely with editors and fellow writers/reporters
• Obtain and edit the most compelling video and pictures for each story

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• Bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field of study preferred, or equivalent experience
• 2+ years of experience covering the news and newsroom experience
• An intense interest in news across verticals, including US, World, Politics, Business and more
• Knowledge of AP style is vital, as is a clear and crisp writing style
• Possess a firm grasp of current events and a desire to be precise, quick, and accurate in presenting the news to the vast Fox News Digital audience
• Ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and work under pressure in a fast-paced newsroom environment
• Ability to be flexible and work on some holidays as needed; possess an ''on-call'' mentality and be prepared to work under emergency or breaking news conditions
• Know-how in developing SEO-focused content
• PhotoShop and knowledge of video (iPhone) editing skills preferred

#LI-DNI

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: $61,000.00-70,000.00 annually for California, Washington, New York City and Westchester County, NY. $50,800.00-58,300.00 annually for Colorado. This role is also eligible for various benefits, including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and other benefits in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d2z92y-44-200-194-255-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $61,000 to $70,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Fox News

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.