Writer, Fox News Headlines
Fox News ChannelNew York, NY
Full Time Job
We are looking for an experienced Writer to join our Fox News Headlines 24/7 team. As a Staff Writer for Fox News Headlines 24/7 you will turn complex news copies into conversational stories for the Fox News Headline 24/7 Radio Channel (Channel 115 on SiriusXM Radio). You possess strong digital journalism skills and thrive in a fast pace environment.
You will be assigned the following shift: Friday – Tuesday 3:30PM – 11:30PM EST
Flexibility is vital to this role and hours may vary!
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Write on-air news copy
• Write and edit newscast/wire copy for broadcast
• Fact check news stories and research news topics
• Continuously follow breaking news and update source copy
• Incorporate audio into written stories
• Fulfill Producer responsibilities as needed. This includes formatting, programming, coordinating, and producing a live news program.
• Produce segments and produce reporter hits
• Keep newscast updated by working on developing stories as day progresses
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• 3 years national or local major market experience writing and producing news for radio and/or television
• Substantial breaking news experience in a radio newsroom and/or television control room
• Solid news judgment & a passion for accuracy
• Understanding of compelling writing, great story-telling, and creative use of sound that makes a great radio news story
• Creative and ''out of the box'' thinking
• Ability to multi-task in a fast paced, team oriented work environment
• Strong digital journalism skills and social media experience
• Flexibility in scheduling, including the ability to work nights, overnights, weekends, and early mornings
• Knowledge of iNews, ENCO and Adobe Audition (Cool-Edit)
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 Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. A top five cable network, FNC has been the most-watched news channel in the country for more than 14 years and according to a Suffolk University/USA Today poll, is the most trusted television news source in the country. Owned by 21st Century Fox, FNC is available in more than 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.