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WPDE ABC 15
is seeking a bold, energetic, and creative full-time News Assignment Editor
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Gathering news affecting the community
Preparing story items for presentation in the newscasts
Calling on breaking news
Setting up interviews
Staying up to date on the news affecting the Grand Strand and Pee Dee
Assisting with posting to the web and social media
Working closely with reporters and producers on angles to stories as they develop
Required skills and qualifications include, but are not limited to:
Minimum of one (1) year of assignment desk experience
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
Bachelor's degree with a major in journalism preferred
This position is full-time and will require working a flexible schedule that includes nights and holidays.
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace!
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: