Newsroom Show Writer, Fox News @ Night

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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.

We are looking for a talented Newsroom Show Writer to join our Fox News family in our Washington Bureau. As a Writer ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­you will turn complex news copies into conversational stories and be responsible for producing news assets and pitching story ideas for “Fox News @ Night”.  You are a self-starter who thrives in a fast- paced environment. You are also someone who has a solid understanding of news and shows fair judgement, as well as having stellar communication skills and the ability to work well on a team. 

A snapshot of your responsibilities:

  • You will write on-air news copy
  • Edit newscast/wire copy for broadcast
  • Conduct interviews for news stories
  • You will fact check news stories and research news topics
  • Continuously follow breaking news and update source copy
  • Incorporate audio into written stories
  • Write original, broadcast-style scripts using information from various legitimate news sources
  • You will perform basic edits to raw video
  • Produce blocks of content for distribution
  • Screen through video for potentially litigious elements
  • Pitch story ideas

Requirements:

  • You have 3+ years with national or local major market experience, writing and producing news for radio and/or television
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism
  • Substantial breaking news experience in a radio newsroom and/or television control room
  • You have strong digital journalism skills and social media experience
  • Knowledge of iNews
  • Experience with Search Engine Optimization, analytics tools and editing software is a plus
  • You have an understanding of compelling writing, great story-telling, and creative use of sound that makes a great news story
  • Solid news judgment and a passion for accuracy
  • Excellent writing, producing, and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines