Writer, Politics

Job Number: R50025767

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: Editorial, News, Production, Digital

Location Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Ditrict of Columbia, District of Columbia

Job Posting Date: June 11, 2024

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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.


FoxNews.com & FoxBusiness.com are looking for an experienced Writer, Politics, to join our team. The Writer, Politics will have years of experience in journalism with an eye for breaking and compelling news to serve our audience. You “live and breathe” news, consuming content from a wide variety of sources. You can write and produce several stories efficiently daily, covering news of the day along with original and exclusive news.


  • Cover breaking news events, writing quickly and precisely to help solidify Fox News as the go-to site for developing stories

  • Source national and international media for stories that resonate with FoxNews.com’s audience, aggregating with complete and proper attribution

  • Pursue original and exclusive stories through close contact with sources

  • ability to travel to pursue a story at a moment's notice

  • Follow beat(s) even during weekends/holidays

  • Inform editors of any future and current developments on your beat daily

  • Adhere to journalistic ethics and processes 

  • Interpret real-time analytics and adjust article packaging accordingly

  • Present all stories, original, breaking, and aggregated, in an accessible, consistent, and compelling style

  • Collaborate closely with editors and fellow reporters


  • 2+ years of experience covering the news in a professional newsroom

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

  • An intense interest in U.S. politics, including campaigns, Congress, and the White House

  • Knowledge of AP style is vital, as is a clear and crisp writing style

  • Possess 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

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

  • 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


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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