Full Time Job

Writer, News

Fox News

New York, NY 07-12-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox News EDGE serves more than 175 newsrooms, providing content that is a cornerstone of local newscasts on FOX television stations across the country. We seek a top-notch Writer who is energized by working on a broad portfolio of stories from politics and breaking news to entertainment. This Writer will work as part of a team responsible for dozens of daily news stories.

Expected Shift: Thursday – Monday 9 am to 6 pm

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Take ownership of your stories on the Fox News EDGE block dayside and early evening blocks, rundowns of stories local Fox affiliates across the nation rely upon to fill their local newscasts
• Work with a team of writers and producers by pitching, researching, and writing stories that will be seen coast-to-coast
• Be an expert on topics, write clear, concise scripts that tell compelling stories
• Write VOs and VOSOTs and can be trained to occasionally write and produce packages as needed

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• Solid news judgment and grasp of journalism best practices
• Prefer prior newsroom experience
• Detail-oriented
• Excellent writing skills, spelling, and grammar
• Ability to work well with others under strict deadlines
• Strong knowledge of current events
• Willingness to work overnight hours
• Bachelor's degree (preferably in related field)

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-d2y112-3-236-225-157-42 in your application.

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.