Freelance Writer

Posted: 8/7/2018 | Expires: 9/6/2018

Location: New York City, New York (US)
Category:
Role:
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Freelance
Salary Description: Commensurate with experience

We are looking for a talented Writer to join our New York Bureau. You are a storyteller. You use creative, compelling and conversational copy to pull viewers in. You know the difference between an attention-grabbing headline and burying the lead. You like to dig into details, find the most interesting part about a story and make it resonate with viewers across the country. 

This role will last from approximately November 2018 - March 2019.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write vo's, vo/sot's & reporter stories under tight deadline pressure 
  • Research and craft stories in a way that resonates with our viewers 
  • Create graphics and edit video via your desktop 
  • Communicate critical story information with producers and managers
  • Be a true team player in a pool of talented writers 
  • Pitch story ideas

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 4+ years of major market experience
  • Working both weekend and weekday overnight hours 
  • Demonstrated ability to write creative and edgy stories
  • Solid news judgment and understanding of fair and balanced journalism
  • Thorough knowledge of current events, US politics, geopolitics, foreign policy and history
  • Capable of working harder & faster during breaking news without compromising accuracy 

 

NICE TO HAVES

  • Thinking outside the box to tell a story 
  • Understanding the importance of utilizing and writing to video
  • Crafting bold banners that stand out 
  • Scouring social media for elements or information that the competitors missed 

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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