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Managing Editor

Fox Corporation, Washington, DC USA

We produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands


Fox Business is looking for a Managing Editor in Washington, DC. As the Managing Editor, you are a strong journalist who will be the first line of defense for breaking news. You will coordinate the work of the reporters, field producers, media desk, digital desk, and affiliates to provide all shows with content.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify and enterprise, in advance, the stories the show producers will want
  • Pitch and oversee the execution of political stories for a business and general news audience
  • Lead by example and provide guidance to the full assignment desk on breaking and developing coverage
  • Supervise and work with assignment editors and producers when it comes to assigning, moving, and adjusting crew coverage to keep the network competitive at all times
  • Collaborate with reporters on logistics, element gathering, and storytelling
  • Confirm editorial information for air and planning
  • Monitor wires and social media for breaking news and stories
  • Locate new video, fresh sound for ongoing stories and make reporters and field crews aware of what is available
  • Receive pitches from reporters and producers and determine which ones are on-brand
  • Work with Fox Business and Fox News executives & bureau chiefs to coordinate stories
  • Plan ahead and execute on big stories and events

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Network or major market news gathering and experience supervising a team
  • Understanding of tape-less workflow in a newsroom
  • Familiarity with iNews
  • Strong editorial judgment
  • A passion for current and breaking business news events
  • Ability to find business news stories and identify where to get the latest editorial information
  • An instinct for problem-solving

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • A Bachelor’s degree and/or relevant work experience

About Fox Corporation

ABOUT US


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

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

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.

Fox Corporation

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