Senior Editor, News Desk
Fox Corporation, New York, NY USA
We produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands
Fox News Digital is looking for an experienced Senior Editor to join our team leading news coverage for FoxNews.com & FoxBusiness.com. You have previously led a news desk or large team of reporters and editors in a major newsroom. You will be responsible for directing editorial coverage by assigning stories, editing, and approving pitches from reporters and editors across all verticals. Your team is responsible for covering the full range of breaking news of general assignment, political and business coverage. You are fluent in AP style, have the ability to bring copy to life, and understand our dynamic audience. You are skilled at turning sharp, fast stories, headlines and captions in high-pressure, breaking news situations. You thrive in a fast-paced environment and have previous experience in news & political journalism.
You may be offered one of the following shifts or ranges in the schedules as follows: Sunday thru Thursday or Wednesday thru Sunday 6am to 2pm or 7am to 3pm OR Sunday thru Thursday 2pm to 10pm
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
- Work directly with Managing Editors & Deputy Managing Editors on newsgathering for your team of editors and reporters
- Assign stories for day to day news coverage, as well as long term planning when necessary
- Approve and reject pitches from reporters and editors that touch all content verticals on the news desk
- Work quickly in breaking news situations to help our news team be fast and precise
- Write & report when necessary
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
- At least 6 years of experience in news, TV or daily video
- Prior management experience for 3 years in a newsroom setting overseeing a team of reporters & editors when applicable
- Prior experience with digital analytics (Chartbeat, Adobe Analytics etc.) to monitor, build traffic is required
- Experience using content management systems
- Knowledge of AP style, exceptional knowledge of current events & politics
- Proven organizational ability to ensure editorial standards are upheld, demands from across company platforms are addressed and smooth handover is made to next shift
- Strong SEO and social media skills
- Strong communication skills
- Ability to pivot between breaking news stories and in-depth projects with longer deadlines
- Ability/flexibility to work mornings, evenings or weekends as required; possess “on-call” mentality and be prepared to work under emergency or breaking news conditions
- A self-starter with excellent news judgment for a digital audience
NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.
At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.
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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