Freelance Senior Editor, Entertainment

Fox Corporation, Remote, Work from USA

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

Duration: Freelance

Fox News Digital is looking for a Freelance Senior Editor to oversee a full range of entertainment news. You will lead a small team of writers/reporters and an additional editor to create compelling content and report major events as they happen.

You will be responsible for identifying angles and interviews to pursue as news breaks, dispatching crews, and finding opportunities for A-list celebrity interviews. We're looking for a team player who enjoys collaborating with others to bring stories to life on one of the world’s most-read news websites.

The shift will be Monday - Friday 9 AM – 5 PM, ET.


  • Work quickly and efficiently to identify, write, edit and publish entertainment and celebrity content
  • Write, edit and publish breaking news in a high-pressure environment and make necessary calls to PR, law enforcement, and attorneys on fast-breaking stories
  • Pitch and identify events and opportunities to secure A-list celebrity interviews
  • Ensure smooth handover is made to the PM Senior Editor and Entertainment team for the next shift
  • Coordinate with the Home Page team to deliver a compelling presentation of major entertainment events/news as they happen
  • Track analytics and make necessary content adjustments to be sure traffic goals are being met
  • Conceive and oversee new, compelling long-form content, including two daily Front Page stories


  • At least five years of proven entertainment editing experience, preferably for a major outlet
  • Experience using content management systems and social media tools
  • Familiarity with AP style, strong knowledge of current events and entertainment news
  • Ability to be flexible with your schedule/hours and will include working on some holidays
  • Possess an “on-call” mentality and be prepared to work under emergency or breaking news conditions
  • Adept at managing a team and keeping writers/reporters and editors engaged and productive on tight deadlines
  • Proven organizational ability to ensure editorial standards are upheld, demands from across company platforms are addressed, and a smooth handover is made to the next shift
  • Experience and ability working across CMS platforms
  • Comprehensive knowledge of today’s entertainment and celebrity landscape
  • Good PR, celebrity, and Entertainment industry contacts are a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, 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.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands.

Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $44.24-55.00 per hour. We provide Freelancers medical/dental/vision insurance and 401k after they meet eligibility criteria and any State required time-off, in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

About Fox Corporation


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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