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Senior Politics Editor

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 is looking for a highly motivated, pro-active, Sr. Politics editor / Assignment Editor to join our Assignment Desk. We are looking for individuals with strong news judgment who will be required to handle multiple breaking news stories while also coordinating political coverage in our fast-paced network newsroom environment. This individual will work closely with a team of regional editors in New York and with our Washington Bureau Assignment & Politics Unit field producers and line producers, as well as other Fox News units, to integrate our politics coverage throughout all Fox News platforms.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the Washington Bureau's Assignment Desk & Politics Unit to manage resources and collaborate on political coverage
  • Coordinate internally with the network's newsgathering teams to make sure all our platforms have latest information on breaking news stories
  • Manage the day-to-day information-sharing across Fox's platforms using our internal systems, including iNews, Slack & QUIP
  • Build strong relationships with Assignment Desks at Fox affiliates and other news service partners to ensure Fox News can get available affiliate coverage of regional political events
  • Assist in the planning and logistics associated with covering major political events, such as debates, town halls, conventions & election nights
  • Assist in representing Fox while working with other pool networks during political season, including political baby pools
  • Source and clear new media material from various online sources, including livestreams, social media sites, and aggregator sites
  • Provide resolution for any questions or concerns regarding fair usage of Fox resources across the network
  • Promote coordination among all of Fox's teams across our various platforms & help optimize coverage plans
  • Communicate with officials and sources for editorial information
  • Monitor both traditional & social media for breaking news stories
  • Identify new video and soundbites for breaking news stories
  • Find breaking news stories and identify where to get the latest editorial information

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A bachelor's degree and or relevant work experience
  • 3-5 years of network or major media market news gathering experience
  • Strong editorial judgment
  • A passion for politics, and current and breaking events
  • Familiarity with iNews
  • Understanding of tapeless workflow in a newsroom
  • Knowledge of and experience covering national and regional interest breaking news stories, and coordination of field teams
  • To love problem-solving

Applicants should be available to work all shifts on all days. (AM, PM, Overnight; Weekdays & Weekends)

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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