Managing Editor, Politics

Job Number: R50019732

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: Editorial, News, Digital

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires


Job Posting Date: January 23, 2023

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Fox News Digital is looking for a Managing Editor, Politics to join our team in leading our political coverage across & We're looking for someone who has a proven track record in Political journalism at a major media outlet in Digital or TV. You can lead Political 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.


  • Oversee Political coverage for &, ensuring all stories are produced efficiently on deadline with extreme accuracy in all reporting

  • Manage a team of Politics Reporters & Editors and their assignment/pitch processes

  • Work and collaborate closely with the Editor in Chief and other Managing Editors on content coverage and planning in the Politics & News verticals

  • Act as the Digital team’s liaison in DC bureau with Channel Politics team and Channel correspondents

  • Deliver on KPI goals for the Politics section


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

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

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

  • 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  

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, 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.

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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Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $180,000.00-240,500.00 annually for New York City and Westchester County, NY. This role is also eligible for various benefits, including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and other benefits in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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