Writer, The Ingraham Angle
Fox News ChannelNew York, NY
Full Time Job
Writer, The Ingraham Angle (NY or DC)
Fox News is looking for a Writer to join our New York or D.C. Bureau. As the Writer for The Ingraham Angle, you will be responsible for drafting the most important portion of the show: Laura's monologue – also known as ''The Angle.'' In addition, you will be tasked with writing leads and teases for the remainder of the show identifying news and the elements that will make them stand out.
You will be assigned the following shift: 1:00PM-10:00PM EST
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Compose the preliminary draft of show's ''Angle'' and all intros and teases (including element choices)
• Manage banners before show to highlight which segments are missing them/need more. Pitch stories/guests on a routine basis
• Writing job on this show requires candidate to work hand in hand with show producers/talent on rewrites/plugging in new scripts
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• Bachelor's degree is required
• Background in either TV/print writing. Experience editing is a plus
• Able to write clearly and succinctly for TV
• Needs a keen sense of the day's news
• Clear, dynamic thinker – ability to understand the editorial machinations of the show and the host
• Ability to work under tight deadlines for quick script turnarounds
• Ability to work in a team environment and take constructive criticism from both show leadership and the host
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.