Senior Editor

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 a Senior Editor to be a part of a groundbreaking online news-team for FoxBusiness.com! As the Senior Editor, you pitch, assign, edit and occasionally write articles written by reporters, responding quickly and precisely to help Fox Business break news and cover developing events. You oversee a small team of reporters to ensure that the digital news desk produces content that is accurate, fresh and compelling.

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

 

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assign and edit stories with speed and precision, conforming to AP style
  • Assist senior editors to ensure that breaking news alerts are sent out quickly and developing stories are updated continuously and accurately
  • Monitor wires, social media, and internal emails for breaking news and updates to developing stories
  • Maintain and closely monitor web traffic on FoxBusiness.com
  • Monitor Fox Business Network programming for compelling newsmakers/segments
  • Multitask on tight deadlines in a high pressure environment
  • Prioritize assignments and meet deadlines
  • Other duties as assigned

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor of Arts/Science or equivalent degree
  • Ability to write and edit quickly on deadline
  • 2-3 years of newsroom experience, preferably in a digital breaking news environment
  • Experience with metrics platforms like Chartbeat and Omniture
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • A positive and collaborative attitude
  • Excellent knowledge of SEO and prior CMS experience
  • A self-starter attitude with a strong news judgement
  • A team player attitude paired with the will to jump in when needed in breaking news situations
  • Ability to work in both breaking news and long-term planning deadlines a must, 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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