Job Number: R50024579
Brand: Fox News Media
Job Type: Editorial, News, Production, Digital
Location Type: Remote
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: • USA Remote **
Job Posting Date: February 12, 2024
**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
FoxNews.com & FoxBusiness.com are looking for an experienced Writer, Politics, to join our team. The Writer, Politics will have years of experience in journalism with an eye for breaking and compelling news to serve our audience. You “live and breathe” news, consuming content from a wide variety of sources. You can write and produce several stories efficiently daily, covering news of the day along with original and exclusive news.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Cover breaking news events, writing quickly and precisely to help solidify Fox News as the go-to site for developing stories
Source national and international media for stories that resonate with FoxNews.com’s audience, aggregating with complete and proper attribution
Pursue original and exclusive stories through close contact with sources
ability to travel to pursue a story at a moment's notice
Follow beat(s) even during weekends/holidays
Inform editors of any future and current developments on your beat daily
Adhere to journalistic ethics and processes
Interpret real-time analytics and adjust article packaging accordingly
Present all stories, original, breaking, and aggregated, in an accessible, consistent, and compelling style
Collaborate closely with editors and fellow reporters
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
2+ years of experience covering the news in a professional newsroom
Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field of study preferred, or equivalent experience
An intense interest in U.S. politics, including campaigns, Congress, and the White House
Knowledge of AP style is vital, as is a clear and crisp writing style
Possess a firm grasp of current events and a desire to be precise, quick, and accurate in presenting the news to the vast FoxNews.com & FoxBusiness.com audience
Ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and work under pressure in a fast-paced newsroom environment
Ability to be flexible and can work on some holidays as needed; possess an “on-call” mentality and be prepared to work under emergency or breaking news conditions
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