Freelance Writer, Entertainment

Job Number: R50024075

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: Editorial, News, Production, Digital

Location Type: Remote

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location:   •   USA Remote **

Job Posting Date: November 20, 2023

**Remote: Fox Corporation has remote/virtual (or "work-from-home") positions available within the United States to qualified individuals who live in some areas of the United States. Remote opportunities are not available in all areas

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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 & are looking for an experienced Freelance Writer to join our entertainment team. The Freelance Writer, Entertainment will have years of experience in journalism with an eye for breaking and compelling entertainment news to serve our audience. You “live and breathe” news, and pop culture, and consume content from a wide variety of sources. The Freelance Writer, Entertainment is able to write and produce several stories efficiently daily, covering news of the day along with original and exclusive news.


  • Work quickly and efficiently to identify, write, edit and publish entertainment and celebrity content that clicks on the homepage, is picked up by search engines, and drives traffic through social media

  • Monitor social media, and develop sources to help break stories

  • Write breaking news making necessary calls to PR, law enforcement, and attorneys

  • Write compelling SEO-friendly headlines and present images that click across

  • Pitch and write original entertainment and celebrity features; rewrite original content from third-party sources

  • Constantly track analytics and make necessary content adjustments to be sure traffic goals are being met

  • Conceive and build new, compelling long-form content


  • 2+ years covering celebrities and entertainment content for a major national website or magazine

  • Ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and work under pressure in a fast-paced newsroom environment

  • Understanding of Photoshop and knowledge of basic photo editing, excellent copy-editing skills, and thorough knowledge of AP Style

  • Comprehensive knowledge of today’s entertainment and celebrity landscape

  • Ability to be flexible and can work on some holidays as needed; possess an “on-call” mentality and be prepared to work under emergency or breaking news conditions

  • Experience and ability working across CMS platforms

  • A Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field of study preferred, or equivalent experience

  • Good PR, celebrity, and Entertainment industry contacts


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.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands. 

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: $28.61-36.66 per hour for California, Washington, New York City and Westchester County, NY. $23.75-30.50 per hour for Colorado. 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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