Senior Editor

Job Number: R50009090

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: Editorial, News

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: June 11, 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 Senior Editor to be a part of a groundbreaking online news-team for FoxBusiness.com! As the Senior Editor, you pitch, assign, edit and occasionally write articles written by reporters, responding quickly and precisely to help Fox Business break news and cover developing events. You oversee a small team of reporters to ensure that the digital news desk produces content that is accurate, fresh and compelling.

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

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assign and edit stories with speed and precision, conforming to AP style
  • Assist senior editors to ensure that breaking news alerts are sent out quickly and developing stories are updated continuously and accurately
  • Monitor wires, social media, and internal emails for breaking news and updates to developing stories
  • Maintain and closely monitor web traffic on FoxBusiness.com
  • Monitor Fox Business Network programming for compelling newsmakers/segments
  • Multitask on tight deadlines in a high pressure environment
  • Prioritize assignments and meet deadlines
  • Other duties as assigned

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor of Arts/Science or equivalent degree
  • Ability to write and edit quickly on deadline
  • 2-3 years of newsroom experience, preferably in a digital breaking news environment
  • Experience with metrics platforms like Chartbeat and Omniture
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • A positive and collaborative attitude
  • Excellent knowledge of SEO and prior CMS experience
  • A self-starter attitude with a strong news judgement
  • A team player attitude paired with the will to jump in when needed in breaking news situations
  • Ability to work in both breaking news and long-term planning deadlines a must, 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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