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PT Weekend Assignment Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Weekend Assignment Editor gathers and disseminates information used in newscasts and website news stories. This person will also work three days per week as an associate producer

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Dispatching news crews to story locations
  • Contacting news sources to set up interviews and gathering and checking story facts
  • Assisting newscast producers in gathering information for stories, taking and making phone calls, listening to police and fire scanners for breaking news
  • Writing and posting web stories and video
  • Entering upcoming events into the daily news planner
  • Fill in for weekday assignment editor as needed; train to produce newscasts

REQUIREMENTS:
One year professional television news experience and a college degree preferred.

  • Knowledge of Broadcast Journalism
  • Knowledge of newsroom computers and use of social media
  • Ability to work with others. Creativity, people skills, and a positive, can-do attitude are needed.
  • Valid driver license.
  • Must be able to lift 5-10 lbs.
  • Hours: Must be available to work all shifts including evenings, early mornings, overnights, weekends, and holidays.

HOW TO APPLY:
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Please apply online by going to www.sbgi.net/employment

Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

DEADLINE: 2013-07-03