Managing Editor, Weekends

Job Number: R50012901

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: Editorial, News, Digital

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: November 24, 2020

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Media

FOX 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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox News Digital is looking for a Managing Editor, Weekends to join our team in leading our news coverage across FoxNews.com & FoxBusiness.com, primarily through the weekends. We're looking for someone who has a proven track record in news media at a major media outlet in Digital or TV. You are comfortable leading news coverage in a fast-paced newsroom with the skills to handle both the breaking day-to-day news as well as long-term coverage planning with ease. You have overseen a large team of reporters & editors and are an excellent editor who is willing to jump in and edit when needed.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee news coverage for FoxNews.com & FoxBusiness.com on a key Wednesday-Sunday shift, ensuring all stories are produced efficiently on deadline with extreme accuracy in all reporting

  • Manage a team of Reporters & Editors and their assignment/pitch processes across all local, national and international news verticals

  • Work and collaborate closely with the Editor in Chief and other Managing Editors on content coverage and Editorial planning

  • Handle all weekend content production and planning and assist with our Feature stories that can be utilized for coverage throughout the weekend

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • At least 7 years of experience in Digital or TV Media covering a wide range of local, national, international stories

  • At least 5 years of managerial experience overseeing a team of Reporters & Editors

  • Prior experience as Managing Editor or Editor in Chief in a major newsroom

  • Experience using content management systems and social media tools

  • Familiarity with AP style, strong knowledge of current events and politics

  • Adept at managing a large team and keeping editors and reporters engaged and productive on tight deadlines

  • Proven organizational ability to ensure editorial standards are upheld, demands from across company platforms are addressed, and a smooth handover is made to next shift

  • Possess an “on-call” mentality and be prepared to work under emergency or breaking news conditions

  • Excellent track record of achieving results related to growth  

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

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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