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Company: Fox Corporation
Address: New York, NY
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Fox News MediaFOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 18 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks as the number one business channel on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.
We are looking for a highly motivated, pro-active Editor to join our Assignment Desk team at our headquarters in New York City. We are looking for someone with strong news judgment and interest in business news. You will be required to handle multiple breaking news stories in our fast-paced network newsroom environment. You will be working directly with field producers, line producers as well as the Fox News Media units to integrate our coverage throughout all platforms.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Build strong relationships with Assignment Desks at Fox affiliates and other news service partners
Communicate with officials and sources for editorial information
Monitor both traditional & social media for breaking news stories
Identify news video and soundbites for breaking news stories
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
A Bachelor’s degree and/or relevant work experience is preferred
At least 3-5 years of network or major media market and news gathering experience
Ability to find breaking news stories and identify where to get the latest editorial information
Knowledge of and experience covering national and regional interest breaking news stories and coordination of field teams
Familiarity with iNews
Understanding of tapeless workflow in a newsroom
A passion for current and breaking news events and problem-solving
Strong editorial judgment
Strong interest in Business 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.