Reporter, Fox Business Digital

Job Number: R50009526

Brand: Fox Business Network

Job Type: Editorial, News

Location: Washington, District of Columbia

Job Posting Date: September 6, 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 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: SUNDAYS THRU THURSDAYS (6:00 am-2:00 pm, 2:00 pm-10:00 pm, or 6:00 am-2:00 pm) WEDNESDAYS THRU SUNDAYS (6:00 am -2:00 pm, 2:00 pm-10:00 pm, or 6:00 am-2:00 pm), or TUESDAYS THRU SATURDAYS (6:00 am-2:00 pm, 2:00 pm-10:00 pm, or 6:00 am-2:00 pm)

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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