Editor (Overnight)

Role Purpose: The Editor will supervise writers to oversee team that can identify and generate original content for overnight and early morning operation of leading news website.

Job Duties:

  • Lead team in their task to identify, assign and turn stories that matter for our online audience
  • Build a bank of original content that sets the agenda for our early morning coverage and presentation
  • Line edit and turn everyday headlines and copy into smart, sharp, SEO-friendly content

Basic Qualifications:

  • Five years daily journalism experience, with proven experience supervising writers
  • Proven news judgment, with a particular ability to find original stories hidden in otherwise generic wire and other copy
  • Experience in training and developing young journalistic talent
  • Ability to work write striking, effective SEO headlines; experience in social media
  • Ability to work well under high-pressure environment both alone, and in a team

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through careers.foxnews.com to be considered
  • Must be willing and able to work overnight hours
  • 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 Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news.  A top five cable network, FNC has been the most-watched news channel in the country for 15 years and according to a Suffolk University/USA Today poll, is the most trusted television news source in the country. Owned by 21st Century Fox, FNC is available in more than 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

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.