Reporter

Job Number: R50009081

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: Editorial, News

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: June 10, 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 an experienced Reporter with strong editorial judgment to drive page views to our website and be a part of a groundbreaking online news-team for FoxBusiness.com. As a Reporter, you report and aggregate stories from a wide range of sources and cover breaking news. You play a critical role in helping FoxBusiness.com continue to be a must-click destination for a rapidly growing audience. You are a skilled and fast writer with strong AP Style skills and demonstrate no difficulty working in a fast pace, deadline driven, news environment.

You will be offered one of the following shifts: MONDAYS THRU FRIDAYS (6:30 AM-2:30 PM), MONDAYS THRU FRIDAYS (2:30 PM-10:30 PM), MONDAYS THRU FRIDAYS (10:30 PM-6:30 AM)

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitor breaking news and track all major financial markets, compelling corporate news, business and economic trends
  • Pitch/file several stories daily while writing quickly and precisely
  • Conceptualize and execute quick rewrites, and conduct interviews in person, by phone or via email
  • Monitor Fox Business network programming for compelling newsmakers/segments
  • Scour national and international media for stories that resonate with FoxBusiness.com’s audience
  • Aggregate stories with complete and proper attribution
  • Present all stories (original, breaking and aggregated) in an accessible, consistent and compelling style
  • Maintain and closely monitor web traffic
  • Multitask on tight deadlines in high pressure environment
  • Prioritize assignments and meeting deadlines

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of experience covering the news
  • A self-starter attitude with strong news judgment for digital audience
  • Strong SEO & media skills
  • A firm grasp of current events and a desire to be precise, quick and accurate in presenting the news to the vast FoxBusiness.com audience
  • Knowledge of AP style
  • Willingness to work closely with editors and fellow reporters, including frequent coloration on stories
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced 24-hour news environment, some holidays required
  • Proven capability to be creative and think ‘outside the box’

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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