Job Number: R50024594
Brand: Fox News Media
Job Type: Editorial, News, Production, Digital
Location Type: Remote
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: • USA Remote **
Job Posting Date: February 9, 2024
**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
Fox News and Fox Business Network are looking for a Freelance Homepage and Social Media Editor. The Homepage and Social Media Team is responsible for programming FoxNews.com, the Fox News app, FoxBusiness.com and the Fox Business app, as well as Fox News and Fox Business’ social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, WhatsApp and LinkedIn.
As a Freelance Homepage and Social Media Editor, you will select and choose story placements and write compelling headlines. You will also be engaged in newsgathering and creation of new, unique elements to illustrate stories, including crafting thought-provoking imagery. In coordination with the Senior Editors, you will also ensure breaking news is distributed accurately, fairly and quickly across all platforms. In addition, you will be responsible for tracking real-time analytics throughout your shift. You’re a self-starter with strong news judgment who thrives under pressure.
Flexibility in your schedule is vital to this role and you will be required to work at least one weekend shift each week, and you are required to work some holidays.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Write engaging headlines for both the FoxNews.com homepage and FoxBusiness.com homepage and social media platforms
Use a mix of news judgment and metrics to determine story placement
Use homepage manager and social media content manager tools
Headline, image test all placements on both homepages
Coordinate, collaborate, and produce photo illustrations and montages
Must have a firm grasp of current events and a desire to be precise, quick, and accurate in presenting the news to the vast FoxNews.com & FoxBusiness.com audience
Write breaking news banners and continually update breaking news headlines
Monitor live streams and press conferences for use on the FoxNews.com & FoxBusiness.com homepages
Must be willing to work closely with editors and fellow reporters
Participate in broader strategic discussions
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience
4+ years of newsroom experience
Strong news judgment and knowledge of current events
Experience writing on deadline for a major news website
The capability of being a skilled, fast writer and self-editor
Photoshop, Canva and prior experience working in a CMS preferred
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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