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Assignment Editor (FT)

Company: Nexstar Broadcasting
Location: New York
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they are doing!

WPIX 11 is looking for a Full Time Assignment Editor. The position is based out of New York, NY.

  • Plans, prepares, and executes the station's newsgathering functions, including both scheduled newsworthy events as well as 'spot' news and breaking stories
  • Helps decide and determine daily story assignments
  • Assists reporters with researching, developing and setting up their stories
  • Assists writers, producers and web staff with gathering information and updating stories
  • Responsible for arranging and supervising video feeds
  • Scrutinizes a multitude of local resources, media and contacts for potential stories
  • Effectively monitors local law enforcement and public safety agencies for breaking stories
  • Requirements:
  • College degree with several years of major market experience, preferably local
  • Must be decisive, forward thinking and possess excellent news judgment
  • Strong organizational skills required
  • Should have a working knowledge of the issues, lifestyles and culture that are unique to the New York City news market
  • Candidates also need strong logistical skills and the ability to effectively navigate the local landscape
  • Familiarity with local government, municipalities and jurisdictions is essential
  • Must be able to work under deadline pressure
  • All employees must first contact their current manager before applying for an Internal position.

Keywords: Nexstar Broadcasting, New York , Assignment Editor (FT), Advertising , New York, New York

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