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Freelance Video Producer/ Writer, Foxbusiness.com

Job Number: R10002657
Brand: Fox Business Network
Job Type: Editorial, News, Production
Location: New York, New York, United States of America
Job Posting Date: May 16, 2018
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Business Network

FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York—the business capital of the world—FBN launched in October 2007 and is available in more than 80 million homes in major markets across the United States. Owned by 21st Century Fox, the network has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, DC and London.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox News is looking for a Freelance Video Producer/Writer for FOXBusiness.com. As the Video Producer for FOXBusiness.com you will capture newsmakers, breaking news and in general the most compelling content from FOX Business Network and produce it for a digital audience. In addition to your video skills, you must be proficient in SEO trends and have solid visual and creative skills. Your profound interest in national and global business news trends, economic and market moving news will allow you to excel in this role. Creating content from FOX Business Network is a key traffic driver for our digital properties.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Produce and write most relevant video articles from FOX Business Network
  • Monitor FOX Business Network programming for breaking news, compelling newsmakers and segments
  • Monitor live events/live streams for possible stories/news
  • Cover breaking news with speed and accuracy
  • Work with lead Home Page editor and social media team for FOX Business video content  
  • The freelance position covers Mon-Fri and some weekends as necessary. Must be flexible to cover breaking news and holidays as needed

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Self-starter attitude with strong business news judgement for digital audience  
  • Strong SEO and social media skills
  • Solid communication and writing skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced 24-hour news environment
  • Experience covering business news at a major website or national news network is favorable  
  • Ability to work Mondays-Fridays and some weekends and holidays as necessary
  • Flexibility to cover breaking news and holidays as needed
  • Multitasking skills required, as is digital newsroom experience

NICE TO HAVE

  • Experience with digital analytics a plus

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.

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