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Health Editor, Fox News Digital

Fox Corporation, New York, NY USA

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

Duration: Full-Time


FOX News Media is seeking an ambitious editor to manage a high volume of daily original, breaking, trending, and SEO-friendly health and wellness content. As the Health Editor, you will assign, write, produce and edit reports for FoxNews.com and foxbusiness.com, managing writers and utilizing a wide range of sources and tools to ensure Fox News Digital dominates coverage of health and wellness topics.

You will be offered the following shift: MONDAYS THRU FRIDAYS (8:00 am-4:00 pm)

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assign, write, produce and edit health news of the day and original reporting
  • Use available tools to determine trending and search-engine-friendly content
  • Manage a team of health writers and reporters, including stringers
  • Stay on top of trending health news and keep an eye on the competition to ensure our content remains out front
  • Recognize and focus on the topics that are of interest to our audience
  • Think out-of-the-box to help the section gain ownership of a topic or news story
  • Maintain the Fox News Digital voice while reporting and editing

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • At least 5 years' professional experience in a news environment
  • Knowledge of standard AP style as well as staying up-to-date on Fox News Digital’s style
  • Ability to break down medical jargon for readers in an accurate way to ensure content is understandable
  • Ability to work on tight deadlines
  • Proven organizational ability to ensure editorial standards are upheld and important topics are covered thoroughly
  • Flexible hours, including flexibility to work on some holidays
  • An “on-call” mentality, being prepared to work under emergency or breaking news conditions
  • A passion for the health and wellness category and the ability to change tasks quickly depending on the news cycle

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL-BREAKER

  • Bachelor’s degree 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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