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News Content Editor

Fox TV Stations

Eden Prairie, MN 01-11-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
FOX Television Stations owns and operates 29 full power broadcast television stations in the US These include stations located in 14 of the top 15 largest designated market areas, or DMAs, and duopolies in 11 DMAs, including the three largest DMAs (New York, Los Angeles and Chicago). Of these stations, 18 are affiliated with the FOX Network. In addition to distributing sports, entertainment and syndicated content, our television stations collectively produce approximately 1,200 hours of local news every week. These stations leverage viewer, distributor and advertiser demand for the FOX Network's national content.

JOB DESCRIPTION

KMSP/WFTC-TV, the FOX-owned and operated duopoly in Minneapolis-St. Paul, is looking for a News Content Editor.

As a News Content Editor, you will gather information and plan news coverage and produce original stories for FOX 9's digital, mobile, social and streaming platforms. News Content Editors are responsible for the basic functions of the assignment desk and digital/social/streaming content desk:
• Enterprise news story ideas via phones, social media, email and internet
• Write and distribute the news across our digital and social platforms
• Monitor live video and audio feeds and other sources for breaking news

The successful candidate has:

Strong communication skills for interaction with viewers, government and law enforcement officials, public relations professionals, co-workers and others.

Command of local and national events and recognize important developments in those stories.

Ability to work with all types of people, flexible and willing to adapt to quick changes.

Ability to make important decisions quickly and ability to problem solve on their own.
Other requirements:

Ability to thrive in a busy environment and under deadlines.

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task.

Strong news judgment and ability to research

Expert knowledge of AP writing style

Proficiency with YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Twitter/X publishing

Basic image and video editing skills

BA/BS in journalism, communications or 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.

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