Senior (Assignment) Editor, FoxNews.com

Location
New York
Posted
Oct 10, 2011
Closes
Nov 09, 2011
Contact
Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
FoxNews.com is looking for an experienced editor to handle assignment and editing of exclusive and original news and feature stories. Ideal candidate should have 10 years full-time experience working on a digital, print, broadcast or wire service news desk, preferably in a 24/7 operation. Strong news sense a must, as is the ability to work intensely and efficiently with FoxNews.com and Fox News Channel team of reporters, editors and producers. Editor will also be charged with managing and expanding national and international network of freelancers, assessing and mentoring reporting talent, and ensuring Fox News style of news writing is reflected in original copy.
Requirements:
Bachelors or advanced degree
10 years full-time journalism experience, with at least several years in daily news environment
Experience assigning stories AND line editing raw reporters copy
Strong editorial judgment and understanding of stories that matter to the Fox News audience
Ability to work well both up and down the chain of command in high-pressure, breaking news environment
Keen knowledge of U.S and World news, with interest and competence in politics, entertainment, SciTech and feature areas
Ability to plan projects and multitask with other .com and FNC staff on longer-term projects
Flexibility to work various shifts and weekends when needed
Ability to multi-task and prioritize is a necessity
Familiarity with iNews, Vignette production system a plus

EOE

Interested applicants please send resumes to:
Fox News Channel
Human Resources
2nd floor
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036

Fax: 212-301-8588

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