Overnight Assignment Editor

Job Number: R50011380

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: Editorial, News

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: August 5, 2020

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 18 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks as the number one business channel on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a highly motivated, pro-active Editor to join our Assignment Desk team at our headquarters in New York City. We are looking for an individual with strong news judgment who will be required to handle multiple breaking news stories in our fast-paced network newsroom environment. You report directly to the Affiliate Manager and work closely with field producers and line producers, as well as other Fox News units, to integrate our coverage throughout all Fox News platforms.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build strong relationships with Assignment Desks at Fox affiliates and other news service partners
  • Communicate with officials and sources for editorial information
  • Monitor both traditional & social media for breaking news stories
  • Identify news video and soundbites for breaking news stories

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A Bachelor’s degree and or relevant work experience preferred
  • At least 3-5 years of network or major media market News gathering experience
  • Strong editorial judgement
  • A passion for current and breaking News events
  • Familiarity with iNews
  • Understanding of tapeless workflow in a newsroom
  • Ability to find breaking news stories and identify where to get the latest editorial information
  • Knowledge of and experience covering national and regional interest breaking news stories, and coordination of field teams
  • A passion for problem solving

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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