Writer, Fox & Friends First

Job Number: R50008353

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: Editorial, News

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: May 15, 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 talented Writer to join the # 1 National Cable Morning Show, Fox & Friends. You are a storyteller. You use creative, compelling and conversational copy to pull viewers in. You know the difference between an attention-grabbing headline and burying the lead. You like to dig into details, find the most interesting part about a story and make it resonate with viewers across the country. 

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write vo's, vo/sot's & reporter stories under tight deadline pressure 
  • Research and craft stories in a way that resonates with our viewers 
  • Create graphics and edit video via your desktop 
  • Communicate critical story information with producers and managers
  • Be a true team player in a pool of talented writers 
  • Pitch story ideas
  • Think outside the box to tell a story
  • Understand the importance of utilizing and writing to video
  • Craft bold banners that stand out
  • Scour social media for elements or information that the competitors missed 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • At least 4 years of major market experience
  • Flexibility to work both weekend and weekday overnight hours 
  • Demonstrated ability to write creative and edgy stories
  • Solid news judgment and understanding of fair and balanced journalism
  • Thorough knowledge of current events, US politics, geopolitics, foreign policy and history
  • Ability to working harder & faster during breaking news without compromising accuracy 

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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