Copy Editor

Role Purpose: 

Fox News is looking for a meticulous and experienced Copy Editor to approve scripts, graphics and video for accuracy, conciseness and style. The ideal candidate will work closely with the producers and writers on the editorial development and production elements.

Job Duties:

  • Work closely with the producers and writers on developing stories and elements for air
  • Write scripts
  • Revising and approving all copy for air
  • Proofread and edit lower thirds

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in a copy editor role in the media industry
  • Strong writing, grammar, spelling and editing skills.
  • Solid news and editorial judgment.
  • Ability to immediately transition into the role with little supervision.
  • The ability to work well in a fast-paced and intense environment.
  • Weekend shifts are required.
  • Knowledge of INEWS and VIZ preferred.

Additional Job Requirements 

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV and cover letter through foxnewscareers.com
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends. 
    Must be “on call” 24 hours a day / 7 days a week

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Television experience
  • Working knowledge of iNews
  • Ability to enterprise, research, and plan stories
  • Thorough knowledge of current events, US politics, geopolitics, foreign policy, history 

Description of Organization:  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 15 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 genr.

FOX NEWS policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability or genetics, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. FOX NEWS equal employment opportunity philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, employee benefits, compensation, and termination.