Writer,News Digital

FOX New York, NY

About the Job

JOB DESCRIPTION

FoxNews.com & FoxBusiness.com are looking for an experienced Writer to join our team. You 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 are able to write and produce several stories efficiently on a daily basis, covering news of the day along with original and exclusive news.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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
  • Present all stories, original, breaking and aggregated, in an accessible, consistent and compelling style
  • Collaborate closely with editors and fellow reporters
  • Fill in as needed to program the homepage


WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Minimum of two years of experience covering the news and newsroom experience
  • 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 "on-call" mentality and be prepared to work under emergency or breaking news conditions


NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent 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.