News Editor

Role Purpose: The News Editor handles copy editing, line editing and rewriting of original copy for a leading news website in a high-pressure 24/7 digital newsroom.

Job Duties:

  • Work very closely with section editors, senior editors and audience development team to choose stories with maximum impact
  • Work with both minimal supervision in off-peak hours, as well as with large team of others in peak-hour, high-pressure situations

Basic Qualifications:

  • Five years full-time experience in a multimedia digital environment
  • At least three years working in daily breaking news environment
  • Strong line editing and copyediting experience, with a particular emphasis in quickly turning compelling, quality copy
  • Excellent news judgment
  • Appreciation and experience with social media, SEO headlines and copy
  • Enthusiasm for working in positive, collegial newsroom setting, under the guidance of senior news editors and multiplatform producers
  • Must be versatile in both aptitude and skill set
  • Ability to work accurately and quickly in high-pressure 24/7 digital newsroom

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through careers.foxnews.com to be considered
  • Must be willing and able to work early morning or evening shifts as required
  • 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.