Writer, News Edge

FOX New York, NY

About the Job

JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX News Edge serves more than 175 newsrooms, providing content that is a cornerstone of local newscasts on FOX television stations across the country. We seek a top-notch overnight Writer who is energized by working on a broad portfolio of stories from politics and breaking news to entertainment. You will work as part of a team responsible for dozens of daily news stories.

You will be offered the following shift: Saturday through Wednesday overnight

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Take ownership of your stories on the Fox News Edge overnight block, a rundown of stories local Fox affiliates across the nation rely upon to fill their local newscasts
  • Work with a team of writers and producers by pitching, researching and writing stories that will be seen coast-to-coast
  • Become an expert on your topics, writing clear, concise scripts that tell compelling stories
  • Write VOs and VO/SOTs but could be trained to occasionally write and produce packages as needed


WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Prior newsroom experience
  • Solid news judgment and grasp of journalism best practices
  • Strong knowledge of current events
  • Ability to work well with others under strict deadlines
  • Excellent writing skills, an eye for spelling and grammar, and detail-oriented
  • Willingness to work overnight hours


NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in a related field)


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.