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
FoxNews.com & FoxBusiness.com 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.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
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 FoxNews.com
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
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
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.
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