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News Assignment Editor

Company name
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

Location
Axtell, NE, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Editing, Media, Writing, Journalism, Entertainment, Tv

Posted on
Mar 12, 2020

Valid Through
Jun 25, 2020

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KHGI/KFXL are seeking an detail oriented, aggressive, energetic, and creative full-time News Assignment Editor!

Skills and Experience:

Assign and track news crews

Identify and develop daily content

Write and post content to station website and social media sites

Compelling and accurate writing

Listen to scanners and react to breaking news, make beat checks, monitor web sites and social media, react to developing news

Develop and maintain contacts and sources to enterprise story ideas

Listen for and respond to breaking news

Assisting in the efficient operations of the assignment desk

Requirements and Qualifications:

Assignment desk experience preferred. 2-years of newsroom experience required.

Commitment to journalistic standards of ethics and accuracy

Ability to communicate effectively

Basic computer knowledge/word processing skills

General knowledge and interest in local, national and world news

Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines

Proficiency with Facebook, Twitter and emerging social media platforms

Bachelor’s degree with a major in journalism is also preferred

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Company info

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
Website : http://www.sbgi.net