Fox News Channel New York , NY 10007
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Fox News Channel
Fox News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. A top five cable network, FNC has been the most-watched news channel in the country for more than 14 years and according to a Suffolk University/USA Today poll, is the most trusted television news source in the country. Owned by 21st Century Fox, FNC is available in more than 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.
Fox News is looking for a highly motivated, pro-active Editor to join our Assignment Desk team in our New York City bureau. As the Assignment Editor, you practice strong news judgment and can handle multiple breaking news stories in a fast-paced network newsroom environment. You will report directly to the Affiliate Manager and work closely with field producers and line producers, as well as other Fox News units, to integrate our coverage throughout all Fox News platforms.
You may be assigned the following shift: Thursday - Monday, 3:00PM - 12:00AM EST
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Build strong relationships with Assignment Desks at Fox affiliates and other news service partners
Communicate with officials and sources for editorial information
Monitor both traditional and social media for breaking news stories
Identify news, video and soundbites for breaking news stories
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
A bachelor's degree and/or relevant work experience preferred
3-5 years of network or major media market newsgathering experience preferred
Strong editorial judgement
A passion for current and breaking news events
Familiarity with iNews
Understanding of tapeless workflow in a newsroom
Ability to find breaking news stories and identify where to get the latest editorial information
Knowledge of and experience covering national and regional interest breaking news stories, and coordination of field teams
A love for problem solving
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.