Full Time Job

Writer, News

Fox News

New York, NY 7 days ago
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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 overnight Writer who is energized by working on a broad portfolio of stories from politics and breaking news to entertainment. You will work as part of a team responsible for dozens of daily news stories.

You will be offered the following shift: Saturday through Wednesday overnight

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Take ownership of your stories on the Fox News Edge overnight block, a rundown 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
• Become an expert on your topics, writing clear, concise scripts that tell compelling stories
• Write VOs and VO/SOTs but could be trained to occasionally write and produce packages as needed

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• Prior newsroom experience
• Solid news judgment and grasp of journalism best practices
• Strong knowledge of current events
• Ability to work well with others under strict deadlines
• Excellent writing skills, an eye for spelling and grammar, and detail-oriented
• Willingness to work overnight hours

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
• Bachelor's degree (preferably in a related field)
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Company Profile
Fox News

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 18 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks as the number one business channel on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.