News Reporter

Posted: 7/22/2019 | Expires: 8/21/2019

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

We are looking for a News Reporter to report breaking and developing stories, live-blogging events and send push alerts. When you’re not reacting to breaking news, you’re finding and writing stories that have the potential to go viral. You’re a competitive self-starter with strong news judgment who thrives under pressure and keeps a laser-sharp focus on metrics. You have flexibility in your schedule to work as breaking news requires.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Cover major breaking news stories, from writing initial copies to live-blogging events to alerting content
  • Find stories through social media and hyperlocal websites to write and publish on Foxnews.com before they go viral
  • Write engaging, SEO-friendly headlines

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 3-5 years of newsroom experience
  • Strong news judgment and knowledge of current events
  • Experience writing on deadline for a major news website
  • Strong fast writing and self-editing skills
  • Strong AP Style skills
  • Desire to work in a creative, demanding, competitive environment
  • Experience using Chartbeat, Omniture and CrowdTangle
  • Ability to work independently
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism is preferred
  • Flexibility to work some holidays and weekends, shifting your schedule as news breaks

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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