Supervising Writer, Fox & Friends
Fox Corporation, New York, NY USA
We produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands
Fox & Friends is looking for a dynamic Supervising Writer to join the team. As a Supervising Writer, you will never get beat on a story, have an eye for catchy stories, and a passion for current events. You will oversee all news content of Fox & Friends. You will have the opportunity to supervise a team of Writers and work with Executive and Senior Producers to craft the tone of a fast-paced show. You will assign stories to writers and manage the gathering of all video and sound bites as well as fact check stories and research news topics. Our Supervising Writer is a key player during breaking news, leading the team and executing coverage that sets the tone for the entire channel as the first live show in the morning.
You will be offered the overnight weekend shift with a 12am start time.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
- Manage a team of Writers
- Oversee all content and elements for daily news stories
- Communicate critical story information with writers, producers, and managers
- Write attention-grabbing teases
- Be a true leader among one of the most outstanding writing teams in the business
- Work overnight as well as weekends
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
- At least 4 years of national or local major market experience
- Demonstrated ability to write creative/edgy stories and teases
- The ability to work well in a fast-paced and intense atmosphere
- I-news experience is a plus
- Willingness to work overnight and weekends
- Ability to multitask on tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment
- Ability to lead a team during breaking news with clear instructions and communication
- Ability to identify catchy stories that people discuss throughout the day
About Fox Corporation
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. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.
Fox News Media
FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the digital streaming subscription service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 17 consecutive years, while FBN has ranked as the number one business channel for the past two years. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.
FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes, FOX College Sports and a majority stake in the Big Ten Network. FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships.
FOX Entertainment, a premier national television broadcaster, is renowned for its combination of appealing primetime entertainment and powerful sports programming. It delivers 15 hours of weekly primetime programming to 208 local market affiliates, reaching approximately 99.9% of all U.S. television households. Among 18- to 34-year-olds, FOX has ranked among the top two networks in primetime entertainment for the past 23 years.
Fox TV Stations
FOX Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.
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