Fox News ChannelNew York, NY
Freelance Opinion Editor (Remote)
The FoxNews.com Opinion Editor is responsible for editing and producing commentary that is important to Foxnews.com audience. You are comfortable working in a fast- paced environment under tight deadlines. You must be flexible when it comes to location being that this job can be based in New York or Los Angeles.
You may be assigned the following shifts: Saturday, Sunday 10 – 6; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 12 – 5 or 1 - 6
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work with Senior Opinion Editor and others on the team to handle a wide range of commentaries on various topics
• Produce content in the FoxNews.com publishing system
• Work with a variety of anchors, authors and others
• Work with front page editors, SEO and social team to present sharp, compelling headlines and story/photo captions
• Identify, edit and publish Fox News-generated commentary from contributors, television shows and freelance sources
• Edit and produce commentary on deadline as needed
• Identify, crop and treat photos and graphics for placement throughout Foxnews.com
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• Two years proven experience in daily breaking news environment, preferably for nationally recognized news outlet
• Demonstrated editing, writing and news judgment skills
• Excellent knowledge of current events and relevant history
• Flexibility to work various shifts to cover 24-hour new cycle
• Photoshop experience, knowledge of HTML, video editing technology
• Ability to both work very closely with others and function independently with minimal supervision, depending on the situation
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Fox News Channel
FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the soon to launch OTT platform, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News Edge. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched news channel in the country for more than 16 years. According to a 2018 Research Intelligencer study by Brand Keys, FOX News ranks as the second most trusted television brand in the country while a Suffolk University/USA Today survey states that FOX News is the most trusted source for television news or commentary in the country. FNC is available in 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape while routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.