Job Number: R50023410
Brand: Fox News Media
Job Type: Editorial, News, Production
Location Type: Onsite
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: New York, New York
Job Posting Date: September 18, 2023
We are looking for talented Writers to join the #1 national cable news luring program, Fox & Friends and Fox & Friends First. You are a storyteller. You use creative, compelling, and conversational copy to pull viewers in. You know the difference between an attention-grabbing headline and burying the lead. You like to dig into details and find the most interesting part of a story. You are also quick to jump on breaking news and a great communicator. The writer position will entail working directly with reporters and correspondents.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Write VO's, VO/SOT's and reporter stories under tight deadline pressure
Create graphics and edit video via your desktop
Communicate critical story information with producers and managers
Operate as a team player
Pitch story ideas
Think outside the box to tell a story
Understand the importance of utilizing and writing to visuals
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
2+ years of major market experience
Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field of study preferred, or equivalent experience
Flexibility to work both weekend and weekday overnight hours
Ability to write creatively for morning television
Thorough knowledge of current events, US politics, geopolitics, foreign policy and history
Ability to manage breaking news
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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