Reporter

Posted: 6/11/2019 | Expires: 7/11/2019

Location: 10036, New York City
Category:
Role:
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: Commensurate to Experience

We are looking for an experienced Reporter with strong editorial judgment to drive page views to our website and be a part of a groundbreaking online news-team for FoxBusiness.com. As a Reporter, you report and aggregate stories from a wide range of sources and cover breaking news. You play a critical role in helping FoxBusiness.com continue to be a must-click destination for a rapidly growing audience. You are a skilled and fast writer with strong AP Style skills and demonstrate no difficulty working in a fast pace, deadline driven, news environment.

You will be offered one of the following shifts: MONDAYS THRU FRIDAYS (6:30 AM-2:30 PM), MONDAYS THRU FRIDAYS (2:30 PM-10:30 PM), MONDAYS THRU FRIDAYS (10:30 PM-6:30 AM)

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitor breaking news and track all major financial markets, compelling corporate news, business and economic trends
  • Pitch/file several stories daily while writing quickly and precisely
  • Conceptualize and execute quick rewrites, and conduct interviews in person, by phone or via email
  • Monitor Fox Business network programming for compelling newsmakers/segments
  • Scour national and international media for stories that resonate with FoxBusiness.com’s audience
  • Aggregate stories with complete and proper attribution
  • Present all stories (original, breaking and aggregated) in an accessible, consistent and compelling style
  • Maintain and closely monitor web traffic
  • Multitask on tight deadlines in high pressure environment
  • Prioritize assignments and meeting deadlines

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of experience covering the news
  • A self-starter attitude with strong news judgment for digital audience
  • Strong SEO & media skills
  • A firm grasp of current events and a desire to be precise, quick and accurate in presenting the news to the vast FoxBusiness.com audience
  • Knowledge of AP style
  • Willingness to work closely with editors and fellow reporters, including frequent coloration on stories
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced 24-hour news environment, some holidays required
  • Proven capability to be creative and think ‘outside the box’

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations.

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