Associate Editor, News Desk
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Fox News Media
FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.
Fox News Digital is looking for an Associate Editor to join our team leading breaking news coverage for FoxNews.com & FoxBusiness.com. As the Associate Editor, you will be responsible for directing editorial coverage by assigning stories, editing, and approving pitches across all verticals. Your team is responsible for covering a full range of breaking news from US/Crime, political, and business coverage. The Associate Editor is fluent in AP style, has the ability to bring copy to life, and understands our dynamic audience. You will be expected to turn sharp, fast stories, headlines, and captions in high-pressure, breaking news situations. You thrive in a fast-paced environment and have previous experience in news & political journalism.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Work directly with Deputy Managing Editors and Editors on newsgathering for your team of editors and reporters
Assign stories for day-to-day news coverage, as well as longterm planning when necessary
Approve and reject pitches that touch all content verticals on the news desk
Work quickly in breaking news situations to help our news team be fast and precise
Write and report when necessary
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field of study preferred, or equivalent experience
At least 2 years of experience in news: digital or TV
Prior management experience preferred: overseeing a team of reporters & editors
Prior experience with digital analytics (Chartbeat, Adobe Analytics etc.) to monitor, build traffic is required
Experience using content management systems
Knowledge of AP style, exceptional knowledge of current events & politics
Proven organizational ability to ensure editorial standards are upheld, demands from across company platforms are addressed and smooth handover is made to next shift
Strong SEO and social media skills
Strong communication skills
Ability to pivot between breaking news stories and in-depth projects with longer deadlines
Ability/flexibility to possess an “on-call” mentality and be prepared to work under emergency or breaking news conditions
A self-starter with excellent news judgment for a digital audience
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.
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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: $59,500.00-74,500.00 annually for New York City and Westchester County, NY. $49,500.00-62,000.00 annually for Colorado. This role is also eligible for various benefits, including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and other benefits in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
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