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Assignment Editor, KGTV

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Assignment Editor, KGTV

$26/hour - $38/hour
• Intermediate Level
Skills: Editor Researcher

Summary

KGTV, The Scripps ABC station in San Diego, CA, is searching for an Assignment Editor. The Assignment Editor will manage newsroom assignments, coordinate logistics and monitor news wires and scanners.

Category Editor  Researcher 
Location Greater San Diego Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Oct 17, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

KGTV, The Scripps ABC station in San Diego, CA, is searching for an Assignment Editor. The Assignment Editor will manage newsroom assignments, coordinate logistics and monitor news wires and scanners.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:
  • Plan news coverage as directed by news management.
  • Dispatch crews to stories and breaking news, using appropriate logistical and journalistic judgement.
  • Make calls to news sources as needed, gain appropriate and actionable information.
  • Assist in finding stories, doing research and track story ideas in assignment desk computer with emphasis on key brand points.
  • Publish online content.
  • Perform other duties as needed and as directed by news management.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
  • BS/BA in related discipline or equivalent years of experience¬†
  • Generally, 3+ years of experience in related field preferred
WHAT YOU'LL BRING:
  • Must be organized, self-starter who can work independently
  • Basic computer skills; non-linear and production techniques
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Understanding of the principles of responsible journalism
  • Ability to work well with others in a team-based environment
  • Ability to write effectively
  • May require weekend evening and weekend work
COMPENSATION RANGE: Hourly: $25.96 - $38.46

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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