Freelance Ticker Writer

Posted: 4/23/2018 | Expires: 5/23/2018

Location: New York City, New York (US)
Level: Entry Level
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: Commensurate with experience

Fox News Channel is looking for a Freelance Ticker Writer to join our New York Bureau. As the Ticker Writer you will be responsible for identifying top breaking news stories for the scrolling ticker on Fox News Channel. You are a detail-oriented news junkie with an excellent grasp of current events. Your excellent writing, grammar, and spelling skills allow you to write top notch headlines and stories in a short period of time.



  • You will identify current breaking news stories and publish daily on the scrolling news ticker
  • Breakdown a story and highlight key information to write catchy headlines for assigned shift
  • Work in a team environment to share, review, edit and update all ticker copies



  • 1 year or good internship experience working in a live broadcast environment
  • Bachelor’s degree and solid knowledge of current events is required
  • Strong writer with demonstrated self-editing skills
  • Ability to work all shifts and handle the pressure of a 24-hour cable news environment
  • Candidate must have a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent writing, grammar and spelling skills
  • Basic knowledge of newsroom functions a must
  • Must be a highly organized, and creative self-starter

Fox News is committed to delivering news as it happens. We love what we do and we’re looking for passionate, talented people to help us lead, grow and achieve our goals.

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