Foreign Desk Editor

Job Number: R50008608

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

Fox News is looking for a highly motivated, pro-active, and thorough editor to join our Foreign Desk.  As an editor, you work with overseas staff, set up transmissions and remain pro-active especially during breaking news. You deliver a quality product in a fast paced 24-hour news environment.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Arrange live video and correspondent live shots/phoners
  • Book live shots and supporting field crews covering international stories
  • Book satellite transmissions
  • Work with overseas staff to coordinate major breaking news events
  • Prepare the daily Foreign Rundown Editorial Meeting
  • Oversee the editing of Foreign news packages

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Flexibility and available to work any shift, including weekends
  • Solid experience on a network or major market Assignment Desk
  • Strong interest in Foreign News
  • Solid news judgment
  • Ability to multitask and pay attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of satellite transmissions is a plus
  • Ability to react quickly to breaking news on an international scale

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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