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Get Paid $6,902.17 Monthly to Work for Fox.com! | (No Degree Required)




Writer, Entertainment Locations: USA - Remote Time Type: Full time Posted on: Posted Yesterday Job Requisition id: R50020293


OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY Fox News Media FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month. JOB DESCRIPTION FoxNews.com & FoxBusiness.com are looking for an experienced Writer to join our entertainment team. The Writer, Entertainment will have years of experience in journalism with an eye for breaking and compelling entertainment news to serve our audience. You “live and breathe” news and pop culture, and consume content from a wide variety of sources. The Entertainment Writer is able to write and produce several stories efficiently on a daily basis, covering news of the day along with original and exclusive news. A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work quickly and efficiently to identify, write, edit and publish entertainment and celebrity content that clicks on the homepage, is picked up by search engines, and drives traffic through social media

  • Monitor social media, develop sources to help break stories

  • Write, edit and publish breaking news in a high-pressure, open newsroom, making necessary calls to PR, law enforcement, and attorneys on fast-breaking stories

  • Write compelling SEO-friendly headlines and present images that click across FoxNews.com

  • Pitch and write original entertainment and celebrity features; rewrite original content from third-party sources

  • Constantly track analytics and make necessary content adjustments to be sure traffic goals are being met

  • Conceive and build new, compelling long-form content

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Minimum two years covering celebrities and entertainment content for a major national website or magazine

  • Ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and work under pressure in a fast-paced newsroom environment

  • Understanding of Photoshop and knowledge of basic photo editing, excellent copy-editing skills, and thorough knowledge of AP Style

  • Comprehensive knowledge of today’s entertainment and celebrity landscape

  • Ability to be flexible and can work on some holidays as needed; possess an “on-call” mentality and be prepared to work under emergency or breaking news conditions

  • Experience and ability working across CMS platforms

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Good PR, celebrity, and Entertainment industry contacts

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. At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off. Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands.



** According to Glassdoor.com, the Lead Writer role gets paid an estimated $82,826 a year salary. This is a figure to give you a general idea of how much you may be paid in this role. Questions? Please feel free to verify this info by contacting the company directly or asking during the interview phase.




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