Reporter, Media/Politics

FOX New York, NY

About the Job

JOB DESCRIPTION

FoxNews.com & FoxBusiness.com are looking for an experienced Reporter, Media & Politics to join our team. You are a seasoned journalist with years of experience from a major newsroom with vast experience in media and political coverage. You have a wide range of sources that will enable you to break news and dig in on original and exclusive reporting in the media and political landscapes. You are a skilled and fast writer with strong AP Style skills and demonstrate no difficulty working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven news environment.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Cover breaking interviews of key newsmakers on various media outlets for FoxNews.com and FoxBusiness.com's media, entertainment and politics teams
  • Conceptualize and execute quick rewrites, and conduct interviews in person, by phone or via email
  • Report breaking news, write quickly and precisely
  • Scour national and international media for stories that resonate with Fox News Digital's audience
  • Aggregate stories with complete and proper attribution
  • Present all stories (original, breaking and aggregated) in an accessible, consistent and compelling style


WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • At least five years of experience covering the news, particularly politics & media beats
  • Knowledge of AP style
  • A firm grasp of current events and a desire to be precise, quick and accurate in presenting the news to the vast FoxNews.com audience
  • Ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and work under pressure in a fast-paced newsroom environment
  • Willingness to work closely with editors and fellow reporters, including frequent coloration on stories
  • Flexibility to fill in on other shifts when demanded by breaking news or other editorial responsibilities


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.