Head Writer, Fox & Friends

Fox News is committed to delivering news as it happens. We love what we do and we’re looking for passionate, talented people to help us lead, grow and achieve our goals.   Joining the number one cable news network in America is a singular opportunity to be part of a highly successful, dynamic team that has transformed the way people get their information.

Fox & Friends is looking for a dynamic Head Writer. If you never get beat on a story, have an eye for catchy stories and a passion for current events, this is the job for you. You will oversee all news content of the #1 National Cable Morning Show. You will supervise a team of Writers and work with Senior Producers to craft the tone of a fast-paced show. You will assign stories to writers and manage the gathering of all video and sound bites as well as fact check stories and research news topics.  You will be a key player during breaking news, leading the team and executing coverage that sets the tone for the entire channel as the first live show in the morning.

A snapshot of your responsibilities include:

  • Manage a team of writers
  • Oversee all content and elements for daily news stories
  • Communicate critical story information with writers, producers and managers
  • Write attention grabbing teases
  • Be a true leader among one of the most outstanding writing teams in the business

Requirements:

  • 4+ years of national or local major market experience
  • Demonstrated ability to write creative/edgy stories and teases
  • Solid news judgment and understanding of fair and balanced journalism
  • A passion for current events & accuracy
  • The ability to work well in a fast paced and intense atmosphere
  • Inews experience a plus
  • Must be willing to work overnight and weekends

You are masterfully skillful at: 

  • Multitasking on tight deadlines in high pressure environment
  • Leading a team during breaking news with clear instructions and communication
  • Identifying catchy stories that people will be talking about all day

This role does not provide visa sponsorship