Job Number: R50019966
Brand: Fox News Media
Job Type: Editorial, Digital
Location Type: Remote
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: • USA Remote **
Job Posting Date: September 28, 2022
**Remote: Fox Corporation has remote/virtual (or "work-from-home") positions available within the United States to qualified individuals who live in some areas of the United States. Remote opportunities are not available in all areas
We are seeking a Freelance Copy Editor to join the team! As the Freelance Copy Editor, you are a crucial member of our team helping to review, improve and approve headlines, captions, news articles, and features covering a wide variety of topics for a 24/7 news operation. You have a positive attitude and understand the level of commitment required. As the Freelance Copy Editor, your passion for national and international news is bar none!
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Edit stories with speed and precision, making sure articles conform to Fox News and AP style on FoxNews.com and FoxBusiness.com
Fact-check stories for accuracy, including poring over social media accounts and watching videos
Manage several stories on tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment
Prioritize stories according to their placement on the homepages
Other duties as assigned
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Willingness to learn about metrics platforms, like Chartbeat
5+ years working in a newsroom; experience in digital journalism and publishing is preferred
Ability to write and edit quickly on deadline
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Bachelor of Arts/Science or equivalent degree
A positive and collaborative attitude
Excellent knowledge of SEO and prior CMS experience
Possess strong news judgment
Willingness to learn quickly and execute new skills
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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