Assignment Desk Editor (Part time)

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

New Haven-Hartford,CT

Nexstar Media Group,Inc.

DESCRIPTION

News 8 is looking for an experienced television News Assignment Desk Editor to help with the daily newsgathering effort.


JOB EXPERIENCE

The Assignments Editor answers incoming news calls and assigns daily news stories according to the news personnel available.

  • Tracks stories from all sources including government agencies, wire services and community groups
  • Dispatches photographers, reporters and other personnel to cover stories
  • Coordinates logistics for news personnel
  • Participates in daily story meetings and supplies a comprehensive list of all possible news stories and works with the News Director to develop plans for all broadcasts
  • Assists in development, planning and follow-up of all news stories
  • Edits video clips as assigned
  • Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms
  • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites
  • Performs other duties as assigned


REQUIREMENTS

Requirements & Skills:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Minimum two years’ experience in news operations
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Flexibility to work any shift


ADDITIONAL INFO

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NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

To be considered for this position you must apply online via the Nexstar Media Group Career Portal: Please remember to attach your resume and a link to your demo reel, if applicable.
Nexstar Careers – First Time users must create an Account
Search Location – US-CT New Haven
https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchLocation=12781-12791-New+Haven
OR
http://www.wtnh.com > ABOUT US > JOBS


HOW TO APPLY

Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar

https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/nexstar/details/Editor-I–Assignment_REQ-19674?locationRegionStateProvince=bffb3e4c9a4a4542bc6bd075a4c26247