Weekend Assignment Editor

Employer WITI-TV (FOX 6)
Location Milwaukee, WI
Type Full time
Apply by September 30, 2019
More details http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/
Posted on September 10, 2019

Description

FOX 6 News is seeking an Assignment Editor to join our team. We are a multi-platform news content provider with one of the state’s largest news operations — this position plays a key role in the success of that operation.

Responsibilities:
This person is responsible for guiding news coverage on digital and broadcast platforms during the shift assigned. The candidate will work closely with news managers to create compelling and current content. This person handles the ENG and news crew deployment, coordinates editing responsibilities and coordinates live crew and resources assignments. Because we are a multiple platform news operation with a heavy emphasis on our digital platforms, the candidate must know how to use social media, the internet and other emerging technologies to generate news stories and news contacts. This person must have the skills to post content and assign resources to our digital platforms. This position assists the news and the digital and broadcast producers with story research. This person answers news department phones, supports state and national network news partners with information, video and scripts, monitors police and fire scanners and e-mail for potential news stories. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Must have a Journalism or communication degree or related experience. Previous assignment desk or associate producer experience preferred. Applicant must have excellent news judgment and understand how to use current news gathering tools for both broadcast and digital platforms. Must be organized and be able to prioritize assignments to maximize staff output. Must be able to multi-task and think logistically. Strong communication skills and commitment to the highest standards of journalism is a must.

Click here and search for Job ID #2019-49611 to apply online.

Deadline not specified—Apply ASAP!