Writer

Posted: 1/22/2020 | Expires: 2/21/2020

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

We are looking for a talented comedy Writer to join Kennedy. You are a storyteller. As the Writer, you use creative, compelling and funny copy to pull viewers in and make them laugh. You know the difference between an attention-grabbing headline and burying the lead. You like to dig into details, find the most interesting, humorous part about a story and make it resonate with viewers across the country. 

 

You will be offered the following shift: MONDAYS thru THURSDAYS 1:00 pm-10:00 pm, FRIDAYS 10:00 am-6:00 pm

 

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research and craft stories in a humorous way that resonates with our viewers 
  • Create graphics and edit video via your desktop 
  • Communicate story information with producers and the anchor
  • Be a true team player
  • Pitch story ideas
  • Scour the internet and  social media for unique, funny stories and elements

 

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 3+ years of professional and comedy writing experience
  • Demonstrated ability to write creative, edgy and funny stories
  • Solid news judgment and understanding of fair and balanced comedy and journalism
  • Thorough knowledge of current events, US politics, foreign policy and history
  • Capable of working harder & faster during breaking news without compromising accuracy 

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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