Job Number: R50011019
Brand: Fox News Media
Job Type: Editorial, News
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Job Posting Date: May 29, 2020
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANYFox News MediaFOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 18 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks as the number one business channel on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.
Fox News is looking for a strong leader, who is not afraid to make decisions and is motivated in guiding others, to join our assignment desk team in the Washington D.C. Bureau. The Senior Assignment Editor, will be a lead-by-example employee holding a daily position on the DC assignment desk with additional responsibilities of working with the Assignment Manager in designing systems, planning for major coverage events, improving communication and guiding other desk personnel when it comes to responding and keeping up on daily news developments. You must be an organized, motivated, curious individual with strong logistical and editorial skills. Familiarity with the workings of Congress, the White House and politics is a must. The Senior Assignment Editor must understand sourcing, fact checking, balancing and vetting of editorial information. You must be pro-active, work well with other managers and need limited guidance in communicating and guiding the assignment desk and reporting teams in an ever-changing news environment. The Senior Assignment Editor position is a leadership role, not only on the D.C. assignment desk but within the bureau and network alike. You must be comfortable in a decision-making position, be familiar with all positions on the assignment desk, including the satellite desk and willing to serve as the main fill-in for the Assignment Manager position.
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