Freelance Writer, Fox News Headlines 24/7

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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 an experienced Freelance Writer to join our Fox News Headlines 24/7 team. As a Freelance Writer for Fox News Headlines 24/7 you will turn complex news copies into conversational stories for the Fox News Headline 24/7 Radio Channel (Channel 115 on SiriusXM Radio). You possess strong digital journalism skills and thrive in a fast pace environment.

This is a shift based role, you must be available to work the below shift:  Saturday and Sundays –Weekend Overnights – 10p – 6a

A snapshot of your responsibilities:

  • 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

Requirements:

  • 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

Additional Job Requirements:

  • 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