Foreign Desk Editor- News
Fox Corporation, New York, NY USA
We produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Fox News is looking for a highly motivated, pro-active, and thorough Editor to join our Foreign Desk. As the Foreign Desk Editor, you work with overseas staff, set up transmissions, and remain pro-active especially during breaking news. The Foreign Desk Editor will deliver a quality product in a fast-paced 24-hour news environment.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
- Arrange live video and correspondent live shots/phoners
- Book live shots and support field crews covering international stories
- Work with overseas staff to coordinate major breaking news events
- Prepare the daily Foreign Rundown Editorial Meeting
- Oversee the editing of news packages
- Find, research, and pitch breaking news and sidebar stories
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
- Flexibility and availability to work any shift, including weekends and overnights
- 2+ years experience working on a network or major market Assignment Desk
- Strong interest in Foreign News
- Solid news judgment
- Ability to multitask and pay attention to detail
- Ability to react quickly to breaking news on an international scale
NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
- Foreign language skills are a plus
- Working knowledge of satellite and online transmission is a pl
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.
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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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