Managing Editor

Fox Sports Washington, DC

About the Job

JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox Business is looking for a Managing Editor in Washington, DC. As the Managing Editor, you are a strong journalist who will be the first line of defense for breaking news. You will coordinate the work of the reporters, field producers, media desk, digital desk, and affiliates to provide all shows with content.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify and enterprise, in advance, the stories the show producers will want
  • Pitch and oversee the execution of political stories for a business and general news audience
  • Lead by example and provide guidance to the full assignment desk on breaking and developing coverage
  • Supervise and work with assignment editors and producers when it comes to assigning, moving, and adjusting crew coverage to keep the network competitive at all times
  • Collaborate with reporters on logistics, element gathering, and storytelling
  • Confirm editorial information for air and planning
  • Monitor wires and social media for breaking news and stories
  • Locate new video, fresh sound for ongoing stories and make reporters and field crews aware of what is available
  • Receive pitches from reporters and producers and determine which ones are on-brand
  • Work with Fox Business and Fox News executives & bureau chiefs to coordinate stories
  • Plan ahead and execute on big stories and events


WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in Network or major market news gathering and experience supervising a team
  • Understanding of tape-less workflow in a newsroom
  • Familiarity with iNews
  • Strong editorial judgment
  • A passion for current and breaking business news events
  • Ability to find business news stories and identify where to get the latest editorial information
  • An instinct for problem-solving


NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • A Bachelor's degree and/or relevant work experience


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.