Opinion Editor

Role Purpose: The Fox News Opinion Editor will copy edit, strategize and help lead growth of the Opinion section.

Job Duties:

  • Interact with Fox News contributors and anchors, as well as outside experts and authors, on a daily basis
  • Pitch and produce Op-eds
  • Work on the Opinion calendar to plan coverage for major news events

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 10 years journalism experience, at least three years working in daily breaking news environment
  • Proven ability to identify, assign and edit Opinion copy
  • Experience in working with high-profile Opinion writers and on-air anchors, contributors
  • Ability to work under high-pressure environment both alone, and in a team
  • Experience with video or audio content a strong plus
  • Strong time management and interpersonal skills a must
  • Excellent news judgment and interpersonal skills.
  • Appreciation and experience with social media, SEO headlines and copy

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through careers.foxnews.com to be considered
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
  • 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.