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Freelance Part Time Comedy Writer, The Greg Gutfeld Show

Fox Corporation, New York, NY USA

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

Salary:

Duration: Freelance


We are looking for a strong freelance writer who is equally passionate about comedy and current events. You are a proactive individual who can write smart, crisp copy with an edge. You are knowledgeable about politics, social trends, pop culture, and can view stories from a unique perspective. Your responsibilities will include writing accurate segment copy that’s rich with humor, punch, and irony. You will also help with package writing, and field shoots. Familiarity with the current show, and its audience, is critical. You are a team player that can hit the ground running while working with diverse editorial staff, guests, and technical team.

This is a part-time freelance position. You will be offered one of the following shifts: 1 to 2 days per week MONDAYS thru FRIDAY

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research and craft stories in a humorous way that resonates with our viewers
  • Write unique, sharp, funny copy for our nightly show
  • Collaborate closely with talent and staff on daily story ideas and unique content
  • Suggest best visual elements to complement scripts and bring segments to life
  • 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
  • Thorough knowledge of current events, US politics, foreign policy, and history
  • Demonstrated ability to write creative, edgy, and funny stories
  • Solid news judgment and understanding of fair and balanced comedy and journalism
  • Capable of working harder & faster during breaking news without compromising accuracy

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • A Bachelor's degree, preferably in Journalism, or equivalent 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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