Digital Writer/Producer

Job Number: R50009078

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: Editorial, News, Production

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: June 12, 2019

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Channel

FOX News Channel is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. FOX News finished 2018 as the most-watched basic cable network for the third consecutive year in both primetime and total day among total viewers, and has held its number one national cable news channel status for 68 consecutive quarters. FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Writer/Producer to join our groundbreaking online news-team for FoxBusiness.com. As a Writer/Producer, you handle a fast-paced environment and are creative, flexible and have a passion for digital-feature storytelling.

You will be offered one of the following shifts: MONDAYS THRU FRIDAYS (6:30 AM-2:30 PM), MONDAYS THRU FRIDAYS (2:30 PM-10:30 PM), MONDAYS THRU FRIDAYS 10:30 PM-6:30 AM)

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Pitch and write stories on a daily-basis to be published on FoxBusiness.com
  • Create galleries and listicles to include topics on how best to live the American dream  
  • Identify viral material and opportunities for feature storytelling content  
  • Monitor Fox Business Network programming for compelling newsmakers/segments
  • Maintain and closely monitor web traffic on FoxBusiness.com
  • Multitask on tight deadlines in high pressure environment
  • Prioritize assignments and meeting deadlines
  • Other duties as assigned

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor's or equivalent degree
  • At least 2-3 years of online news experience
  • Strong communication and writing skills especially for crisp, short stories and headlines
  • Strong SEO and social media skills
  • Self-starter attitude with a strong news judgement
  • Team player initiative paired with the will to jump in when needed in breaking news situations
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced 24-hour news environment, some holidays required
  • Proven capability to be creative and think ‘outside the box’

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.

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