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KCEC-TV Part Time News Assignment Editor / Teleprompter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Assignment Editor is responsible for supervising the news coverage during the news shift. Other responsibilities include gathering and researching newspapers, wires and previous day scripts for story ideas and follow-ups, assisting video journalists in coverage of editorial beats, checking out news tips, researching stories and maintaining community contacts. Coordinates live response to breaking news and assigning coverage of news stories to reporters and photographers. Must be able to solve logistical problems in news coverage, arrange network and other news feeds, monitor police and fire scanners for breaking spot news, answer telephone calls, record all news feeds, research potential news stories and write as needed for newscasts. In addition, candidate may be asked to operate a teleprompter for studio talent during a live studio production.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
See above

REQUIREMENTS:
Qualified candidates should possess excellent written and oral communication skills, good organizational skills, solid news judgment, strong computer skills and the ability to make quick decisions and work well under pressure. Bilingual Spanish/English is a must. Minimum of two years News Operations experience preferred. Ability to plan, organize, guide and motivate a group of individuals to accomplish tasks. Knowledge of government procedures and policies. Candidate should have experience in operating a teleprompter, video tape machines, studio multiplex communications system as well as being able to convert narrative scripts into transmission scripts. Must be able to work Holidays as needed and the necessary hours to perform the duties as outlined above.

HOW TO APPLY:
Entravision is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Send Resume to: tmeyer@entravision.com or mail to 1907 Mile High Stadium West Circle, Denver, CO 80204 Attn: Tonya Meyer.

Closing Date: 6/30/13

Entravision Communications Corporation participates in the E-Verify system operated by the US Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration and will use E-Verify to confirm work eligibility for all new hire employees.

DEADLINE: 2013-06-30