Freelance Copy Editor, Fox News Digital

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

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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 Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

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

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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.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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