Writer, Mornings with Maria
Fox Corporation, New York, NY USA
We produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands
We are looking for a creative, thorough, and hard-working writer to join the Mornings with Maria team. As a writer, you will be responsible for drafting and editing stories, monologues, and teases in close collaboration with the show's anchor & producers. The goal is to ensure scripts fit the anchor’s voice and tone of the show. You will be conducting research, selecting sound bites, and producing segments. You are well versed in politics, business, and current events. You will be responsible for taking ownership of ideas described by other people and be prepared to execute those ideas while also adding value to them.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
- Conduct in-depth research; identify valuable information and cut through clutter
- Write and edit stories, segment introductions, and teases
- Choose elements such as sound, video clips, and graphics
- Participate in daily team meetings and pitch stories tailored to show host and audience
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
- 1-3 years of prior television (or similar) experience
- Knowledge of politics, business, and current events
- Ability to work collaboratively with others under deadline pressure
- Ability to work independently and make smart decisions on your own
- Ability to understand and implement ideas described by others
- Willingness to listen, learn and grow from constructive criticism
NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
- Bachelor’s degree in television, journalism, or a related field
- National writing experience
- Experience in a live control room
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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