Foreign Desk Editor

Job Number: R50018523

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: Editorial, News, Operations, Production

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: June 17, 2022

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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 Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox News is looking for a highly motivated, proactive, and thorough Editor to join our Foreign Desk. As the Foreign Desk Editor, you work with overseas staff, set up transmissions, and remain proactive, especially during breaking news. The Foreign Desk Editor will deliver a quality product in a fast-paced 24-hour news environment.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Arrange live video and correspondent live shots/phoners

  • Book live shots and support field crews covering international stories

  • Work with overseas staff to coordinate major breaking news events

  • Prepare the daily Foreign Rundown Editorial Meeting

  • Oversee the editing of news packages

  • Find, research, and pitch breaking news and sidebar stories

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Flexibility and availability to work any shift, including weekends and overnights

  • 2+ years experience working on a network or major market Assignment Desk

  • Strong interest in Foreign News

  • Solid news judgment

  • Ability to multitask and pay attention to detail

  • Ability to react quickly to breaking news on an international scale

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • Foreign language skills

  • Working knowledge of satellite and online transmission

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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