Writer, NewsEdge

Fox NewsEdge seeks a part-time freelance writer.  The ideal candidate is a dynamic, highly motivated multi-tasker with a great attitude and the ability to work independently who is seeking a great opportunity to work in the fast-paced newsroom of the most powerful name in news.
 Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Write scripts for items intended for distribution to more than 150 national and international NewsEdge affiliates. 
  • Perform basic edits and prepare video for the Edge’s content distribution system.
  • Careful screening of video for potentially litigious elements.
  • Fielding calls from affiliates inquiring about any aspect of overall Edge coverage.
  • Opportunities for more advanced newsroom functions - e.g. set up & execution of interviews,  producing ‘blocks’ of content for distribution and assembly of ‘as lives’ and PKG’s.

 
Requirements:

  • Solid news judgment and understanding of fair and balanced journalism.
  • Ability to work with others under strict pressure to meet imposed deadlines. 
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in related field).
  • Broadcast writing experience at legitimate news organization or news producing affiliate.
  • Strong knowledge of current events.
  • Schedule flexibility – including willingness to work overnight, early AM, late night & weekend hours.