Assignment Editor- Fox’s Upcoming Business Channel

Location
Washington
Posted
May 31, 2007
Closes
Jun 30, 2007
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Television
Role
Editor
Duration
Full Time
Assignment Editor - Fox’s Upcoming Business Channel

Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibility is to run the Business News-Washington, D.C. Bureau Assignment Desk operation. This person will direct DC-based reporters, producers and camera crews to carry out the daily newsgathering of Fox’s business news channel, and will be responsible for gathering, researching and coordinating all future events for Capitol Hill, the White House, the SEC, Federal Reserve, and other venues in the Washington, DC area. This position will work closely with Fox’s business news headquarters in New York, and with the Fox News assignment desk operations in Washington and NY, to coordinate resources as appropriate.

Requirements:

·Bachelor's Degree and 3+ years assignment desk and or planning desk experience
·Good editorial judgment as well as strong logistical skills
·Knowledge of National Politics and the DC area, as well as an understanding of business
·The ability to work well in a fast paced and intense atmosphere
·Familiar with iNews.
·Flexibility to work various shifts when needed
·Motivated self-starter who is able to work independently and in a team environment
·Ability to multi-task and prioritize
·Knowledge of fiber connectivity for the Washington, DC area a plus

Fox News Network is an EOE.

Cover letter required. Interested applicants please send resumes to:

Fox News Network
Human Resources
2nd floor
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036

Fax: 212-301-8588

Email: Resumes@foxnews.com

WWW.FOXNEWS.COM

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