Writer, Mornings with Maria

Job Number: R50015212

Brand: Fox Business Network

Job Type: News

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: September 9, 2021

Fox Business Network logo
APPLY NOW
CURRENT EMPLOYEES AND FREELANCERS/
CONTRACTORS APPLY HERE*
Fox Business News

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 currently ranks among the top business channels on television. The network is available in nearly 80 million homes in all markets across the United States. Owned by FOX Corporation, FBN is a unit of FOX News Media and has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a creative, thorough, and hard-working writer to join the Mornings with Maria team. As a writer, you will be responsible for drafting and editing stories, monologues, and teases in close collaboration with the show's anchor & producers.  The goal is to ensure scripts fit the anchor’s voice and tone of the show. You will be conducting research, selecting sound bites, and producing segments. You are well versed in politics, business, and current events. You will be responsible for taking ownership of ideas described by other people and be prepared to execute those ideas while also adding value to them.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct in-depth research; identify valuable information and cut through clutter

  • Write and edit stories, segment introductions, and teases

  • Choose elements such as sound, video clips, and graphics

  • Participate in daily team meetings and pitch stories tailored to show host and audience

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 1-3 years of prior television (or similar) experience

  • Knowledge of politics, business, and current events

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others under deadline pressure

  • Ability to work independently and make smart decisions on your own

  • Ability to understand and implement ideas described by others

  • Willingness to listen, learn and grow from constructive criticism

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • Bachelor’s degree in television, journalism, or a related field

  • National writing experience 

  • Experience in a live control room

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.

APPLY NOW
CURRENT EMPLOYEES AND FREELANCERS/
CONTRACTORS APPLY HERE*