Foreign Desk Editor
FoxNew York, NY
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Fox News is looking for a highly motivated, pro-active, and thorough Editor to join our Foreign Desk. As the Foreign Desk Editor, you work with overseas staff, set up transmissions, and remain pro-active especially during breaking news. The Foreign Desk Editor will deliver a quality product in a fast-paced 24-hour news environment.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Arrange live video and correspondent live shots/phoners
• Book live shots and support field crews covering international stories
• Work with overseas staff to coordinate major breaking news events
• Prepare the daily Foreign Rundown Editorial Meeting
• Oversee the editing of news packages
• Find, research, and pitch breaking news and sidebar stories
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• Flexibility and availability to work any shift, including weekends and overnights
• 2+ years experience working on a network or major market Assignment Desk
• Strong interest in Foreign News
• Solid news judgment
• Ability to multitask and pay attention to detail
• Ability to react quickly to breaking news on an international scale
NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
• Foreign language skills are a plus
• Working knowledge of satellite and online transmission is a plus
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANYFox News Media
FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the recently announced AVOD platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 19 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.