Freelance Writer, Fox News Headlines 24/7

Role Purpose:  The Freelance Writers turn complex news copy into a conversational story for Fox News Headlines 24/7 (Channel 115 on SiriusXM Radio). This position is up to 20 hours/week and the schedule varies week to week.  

Job Duties:

  • Write on-air news copy
  • Write and edit newscast/wire copy for broadcast
  • Conduct interviews for news stories
  • Fact check news stories and research news topics
  • Continuously follow breaking news and update source copy
  • Incorporate audio into written stories

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years national or local major market experience writing and producing news for radio and/or television
  • Substantial breaking news experience in a radio newsroom and/or television control room
  • Strong digital journalism skills and social media experience
  • Knowledge of iNews, ENCO and Adobe Audition (Cool-Edit)
  • Understanding of compelling writing, great story-telling, and creative use of sound that makes a great radio news story
  • Solid news judgment & a passion for accuracy
  • Excellent writing, producing, and communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced and intense atmosphere

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through careers.foxnews.com to be considered
  • Must have flexibility to work all shifts in a 24 hour newsroom environment
  • Must be willing to work in NYC
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Description of Organization:  FOX News operates FOX News Radio (FNR), a 24/7 news service reaching more than 34 million listeners a week on over 1,250 affiliated radio stations. The network features a comprehensive hourly five-minute newscast along with one-minute newscasts, business updates and breaking-news coverage. FOX News Talk provides four weekday programs including: Kilmeade & Friends, The John Gibson Show, and The Tom Sullivan Show. More Info: http://radio.foxnews.com/

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.