SEO Reporter

Job Purpose:

Responsible for writing and posting search-friendly features, explainers and other sidebars on deadline that are related to the top news stories of the day. Content will range in nature, from U.S. news to politics to entertainment and beyond.

Responsibilities:

  • Write multiple stories and explainers per day on topics including – but not limited to – U.S. news, politics and entertainment.
  • Use search trends and metrics to inform editorial decisions.
  • Look for opportunities to proactively build content for upcoming events and stories.
  • Participate in broader strategic discussions.
  • Morning, evening or weekend work may be required.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • 2-3 years’ newsroom experience.
  • Strong editorial judgment.
  • Strong knowledge of news and current events.
  • Experience writing on deadline for a major news organization.
  • Must be able to fill in on other shifts when demanded by breaking news or other editorial responsibilities.
  • Must be a skilled, fast writer and self-editor with strong AP Style skills.
  • Must have the desire to work in a creative, demanding, competitive environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism.

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 a weekend schedule
  • Must be willing to work in New York
  • 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. 

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