Managing Editor, Fox Business Network

Job Number: R50010895

Brand: Fox Business Network

Job Type: Editorial, News

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: December 17, 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

Fox Business is looking for a Managing Editor for its Assignment Desk. As the Managing Editor, you are an aggressive journalist who will be the first line of defense for breaking news. You will coordinate the work of the reporters, field producers, media desk, digital desk and affiliates to provide all shows with content.

You may be offered the following shift: Mondays thru Fridays or Sundays thru Thursdays (7:00 am- 3:00 pm)


A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify and enterprise, in advance, the stories the show producers will want
  • Work with reporters on logistics, element gathering and story telling
  • Supervise the assignment desk editors
  • Coordinate with photographers, truck operators and field producers
  • Confirm editorial information for air and planning
  • Monitor wires and social media for breaking news and stories
  • Locate new video, fresh sound for ongoing stories and make reporters and field crews aware of what is available
  • Plan ahead on big stories and events
  • Receive pitches from reporters and producers and determine which ones are on brand
  • Work with Fox Business and Fox News upper management & bureau chiefs to coordinate and move reporters and crews

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A Bachelor’s degree and/or relevant work experience is preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Network or major market news gathering and experience supervising a team
  • Strong editorial judgement
  • A passion for current and breaking business news events
  • Ability to find business news stories and identify where to get the latest editorial information
  • An instinct for problem solving
  • Understanding of tape-less workflow in a newsroom
  • Familiarity with iNews

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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