• Full Time
  • Anywhere




KARE 11, TEGNA’s NBC affiliate in Minneapolis/St. Paul, is searching for a part-time Assignment Editor to join our team!

The ideal candidate is an experienced journalist with solid news judgment and effective communication skills. You are dedicated to generating story ideas for daily news and special events coverage. You contribute to story ideas, advance developing stories and collaborate with the leadership team on daily news-gathering efforts. You will be thinking equally about our content on TV and our digital platforms. This is a role for someone who thrives in high-energy positions and has a keen ability to balance multiple tasks under pressure. This position also assists with publishing digital content.


  • Writing news stories, gathering information, delivering content on digital platforms, answering phones, listening to police scanners, bringing in live shots from various sources and live streaming
  • Assigning and dispatching crews, assisting crews with contacts and research and publishing original content to the website
  • Working in multiple content management systems
  • Identify stories that could be exclusives and attract large audiences
  • Work with reporters to develop assigned stories
  • Gathering information
  • Delivering content on digital platforms
  • Verify confirmed information during breaking news situations
  • The position is responsible for assigning and dispatching crews, assisting crews with contacts and research and publishing original content to the website
  • Enterprise news through beat calls, social media and cultivated sources


1-3 years



  • Bachelor's Degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 1- 3 years of experience
  • Must be a strong writer and copy editor with excellent editorial judgment, time management and multi-tasking skills, with the ability to prioritize and re-prioritize quickly
  • Ability to prioritize and manage requests from various sources and work well with varied personalities on deadline
  • Excellent in managing news crews and news judgment
  • Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and time-management skills
  • Extensive knowledge of social media, online, mobile, etc. content gathering tools and technologies
  • Knowledge of ENPS and Edius a plus
  • Ability to write in both broadcast and AP style a plus.
  • Flexible with shift assignments



TEGNA offers comprehensive benefits designed to safeguard the physical, mental and financial health of our employees and their families. TEGNA offers two medical plan options for full and part-time employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, as well as access to dental and eye care coverage; fertility, surrogacy and adoption assistance; disability and life insurance.

Our 401(k) program offers full, part-time and temporary employees the opportunity to contribute 1% – 80% of their pay on a pre-tax basis to TEGNA’s 401(k). Contributions made up to the first 4% of pay are eligible for a 100% match from the company and are 100% vested from day one.

Regardless of participation in TEGNA medical plans, ALL employees receive nine free virtual doctor’s appointments with a physician through Teladoc, and 12 annual therapy sessions with a licensed clinician for themselves and each of their family members through Spring Health.

TEGNA’s Paid Time Off (PTO) program begins with 15 days of PTO for full-time employees, and nine paid holidays. 


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 64 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit http://www.TEGNA.com.

EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, hiring and developing individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to add to our collaborative culture. We value and consider applications from all qualified candidates without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, disability, medical condition, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. TEGNA will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable law. If you are in need of an accommodation in order to submit your application, please email [email protected]