Writer/Editor, Features

Job Number: R50009277

Brand: Fox Business Network

Job Type: Content Programming, Editorial, News

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: July 9, 2019

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Business Network

FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York—the business capital of the world—FBN launched in October 2007 and is the leading business network on television, topping CNBC in Business Day viewers for the second consecutive year. The network is available in more than 80 million homes in all markets across the United States. Owned by FOX, FBN has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and London.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Writer/Editor, Features to join our Fox Business digital team with a focus on feature editorial content. As the Writer/Editor, Features you pitch, write, edit and produce content with a focus on a variety of Business Features beats, which include: Entertainment industry, Lifestyle, Small Business, Personal Finance, Retirement and more. You also cover daily business news to include production of stories about the latest trends in the industry, making easily digestible content that appeals to our viewers. As a leader on our Features team, you’re confident under deadline pressure and are able to handle breaking news, and use a variety of story-telling tools that drive traffic to our site.
 

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Gather content to write, produce, edit stories for publication on FoxBusiness.com’s Feature sections such as Entertainment, Lifestyle, Personal Finance, Small Business, Retirement, Lifestyle and more
  • Pitch and execute creative approaches to storytelling that will generate traffic to the website
  • Interview News makers and collaborate with our team to publish creative feature content that is unique to our site
  • Identify viral material and opportunities for feature storytelling content
  • Monitor Fox Business Network programming for compelling News makers/segments
  • Maintain and closely monitor web traffic on FoxBusiness.com
  • Multitask on tight deadlines in high pressure environment
  • Prioritize assignments and meeting deadlines
  • Other duties as assigned

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor's of Arts/Science or equivalent degree
  • At least 3-5 years online business News experience at a major website or national News network
  • A strong core knowledge of business, with a passion for writing about industry topics from a features perspective
  • Strong communication and writing kills especially for crisp, short stories and headlines
  • Strong SEO and social media skills
  • A self-starter attitude paired with a strong news judgement
  • A team player willing to jump in when needed in breaking News situations
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced 24-hour news environment, some holidays required
  • Ability/flexibility to handle schedule changes as 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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