Director, FBN News Desk

Job Number: R50018434

Brand: Fox Business Network

Job Type: Management, News

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: April 21, 2022

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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 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

FOX Business is looking for an experienced newsroom leader to join our team leading news coverage for the NY news desk. You will be responsible for directing editorial coverage, news-gathering, and a full range of breaking news coverage.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work directly with VP of News Coverage to oversee Fox Business reporters nationwide including New York, Chicago, Florida, and Los Angeles

  • Oversee the Fox Business NY Assignment Desk and a team of field producers on news-gathering and enterprise reporting

  • Coordinating with Fox Business DC team to assign stories for day to day news coverage, as well as long-term planning

  • Approve pitches from reporters, producers, and assignment editors

  • Work closely with show teams to fill needs with reporting, news, elements, and crews

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 5-10 years of editing, writing, and producing for a business or news channel

  • 3-5 years in a managerial capacity leading a team of journalists

  • Impeccable editorial and news judgment including experience in business journalism and personal finance

  • Outstanding communication skills including experience managing anchors and correspondents

  • Knowledge of digital media technology

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent professional 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.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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