Assignment Editor

Job Number: R50012540

Brand: Fox Business Network

Job Type: Editorial, News

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: September 28, 2020

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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 highly motivated, pro-active Editor to join our Assignment Desk team at our headquarters in New York City. We are looking for someone with strong news judgment and interest in business news. You will be required to handle multiple breaking news stories in our fast-paced network newsroom environment. You will be working directly with field producers, line producers as well as the Fox News Media units to integrate our coverage throughout all platforms.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build strong relationships with Assignment Desks at Fox affiliates and other news service partners

  • Communicate with officials and sources for editorial information

  • Monitor both traditional & social media for breaking news stories

  • Identify news video and soundbites for breaking news stories

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A Bachelor’s degree and/or relevant work experience is preferred

  • At least 3-5 years of network or major media market and news gathering experience

  • Ability to find breaking news stories and identify where to get the latest editorial information

  • Knowledge of and experience covering national and regional interest breaking news stories and coordination of field teams

  • Familiarity with iNews

  • Understanding of tapeless workflow in a newsroom

  • A passion for current and breaking news events and problem-solving

  • Strong editorial judgment

  • Strong interest in Business news

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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