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Assignment Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WWLP-22News, an NBC affiliate, is seeking an Assignment Editor.  The Assignment Editor facilitates day to day coverage of the News Department and assists with day to day planning of newscasts. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The duties and responsibilities include:

* Determines priority and assigns coverage to breaking stores.
* Coordinates coverage crews in the field.
* Reads and edits news copy to ensure slanderous, libelous and profane statements are avoided or deleted.

* Telephones agencies and facilities and monitors other stations to obtain relevant information.
* Assist with brain storming of new story ideas.
* Maintain story files.

* Directs and/or participates in writing and editing activities.

 

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

PRIOR EXPERIENCE OR TRAINING REQUIRED:  Bachelor’s degree in broadcasting or journalism preferred.  Minimum 2-3 years related experience and/or training.

 

 

HOW TO APPLY:

APPLY: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5945

TELEPHONE: no calls please.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-09-09