• Full Time
  • Anywhere

WTWO

Nexstar Media Group,Inc.

DESCRIPTION

The Assignment Manager is responsible for being the lead for incoming news stories which includes information gathering, planning and coordinating news coverage across all station platforms.

  • 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


JOB EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
Minimum two years' experience in news operations


REQUIREMENTS

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Flexibility to work any shift


ADDITIONAL INFO


HOW TO APPLY

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

https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar