Politics Reporter, FoxNews.com (R10001100)
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Fox News Channel 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 more than 14 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. JOB DESCRIPTION
FoxNews.com is looking for an experienced Politics Reporter with a proven track record of producing clean, quick, and smart content in a 24/7 breaking news environment. Must be willing to work weekends, nights, various shifts.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Identify trends of importance to the FoxNews.com audience - and pitch fresh and engaging stories
Write and report timely politics content
Communicate through live blogging, social media accounts
Work within the FoxNews.com publishing system
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
A bachelor's degree and or relevant work experience
Minimum five years' journalism experience, with at least three years working in political news
Exceptional writing and reporting skills
Strong source base in Washington, both in executive branch and Capitol Hill.
Familiarity and experience with digital breaking news environment
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to handle direct guidance from editors and colleagues
A passion for and extensive knowledge of current events and national politics
NICE TO HAVES
Working both independently and with teams
Turning sharp, fast copy
Covering national politics and/or Congress
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.
Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX), a unit of 21st Century Fox, is home to some of the highest-rated and most acclaimed series on television, including AMERICAN IDOL, THE FOLLOWING, NEW GIRL, GLEE, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, THE SIMPSONS and SLEEPY HOLLOW. The network ranked No. 1 in the key adult demographic for eight of the past 10 seasons and continues to dominate all network competition in the more targeted Adults 18-34 and Teen demographics. FOX airs 15 hours of primetime programming a week as well as late-night entertainment programming, major sports and Sunday morning news. “Like” FOX on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FOXTV and follow the network on Twitter @FOXTV.