Freelance Radio Shift Editor

Role Purpose: Freelance Shift Editors are the editorial leaders, working with news anchors to craft the content and structure of newscasts for our Terrestrial Radio News operation. This position is up to 20 hours/week and the schedule varies week to week.  

Job Duties:

  • Format, program, coordinate, and produce a live news program
  • Produce segments and produce reporter hits
  • Manage and keep clear communication with reporters editors, assignment desk and anchors
  • Keep newscast updated by working on developing stories as day progresses
  • Handle staffing issues when managers are not present

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least five years of newsroom editorial experience in radio
  • Excellent writing and editing skills and first-rate editorial judgment
  • Thrives in a fast-paced deadline-driven newsroom, excels at multi-tasking, and has a strong attention to detail
  • Works well in a team of journalists

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through careers.foxnews.com to be considered
  • Since we are a 24/7 news operation, we require flexibility in scheduling, including the ability to work nights, overnights, weekends, and early mornings
  • 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.