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Planning Editor- News Experience

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)

Duration: Full-Time


We are looking for a Planning Editor to join the FOX Weather team!

FOX Weather is a weather service that provides critical information through cutting-edge products, a go-to for audiences who seek trusted weather news and voices. A cross-divisional initiative built upon FOX’s expansive resources and trusted meteorologists, FOX Weather provides audiences with engaging, enriched, customized weather content and information on all platforms.

As a Planning Editor, you will be instrumental in planning FOX Weather news coverage- whether it’s breaking weather, special extended weather events, or weather-related enterprise stories. You’ll contribute ideas and advance developing stories with a focus on planning and coordinating immediate and long-term coverage. You’ll work closely with programming, particularly FOX Weather Sunrise, to make sure there is continuity of planning from day to day, and that the team pivots as needed when developments warrant. You’ll manage our coverage calendar, marking important weather anniversaries and key future weather-related events.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with Fox Weather executives, reporters, and producers to develop and set up future stories
  • Help plan daily and long term FOX Weather coverage
  • Work on planning special extended coverage for large weather events, breaking weather stories
  • Assist FOX Weather Sunrise by ensuring continuity of coverage into the morning, adjusting and changing plans depending on breaking events, added coverage, or other unforeseen developments
  • Develop and create enterprise stories working with reporters, MMJ’s, producers
  • Create and manage calendar of important weather and weather-related events and anniversaries
  • Coordinate planning with digital and social media teams
  • Cultivate story sources and resources from a wide range of platforms and information, including government agencies, law enforcement, and specialized weather experts
  • Follow up on ongoing stories
  • Participate in developing coverage plans under deadline pressure
  • Work at the assignment desk and play a supporting role as warranted in the pursuit of breaking news
  • Perform other duties as assigned

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Strong editorial judgment
  • A passion for current and breaking events
  • Must be available and willing to do all shifts

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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