PLANNING PRODUCER/ASSIGNMENT EDITOR

News for WOFL TV Fox35/WRBW TV My65
Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, Florida

posted on May 22, 2017


job posting:

(Regular Full Time / Orlando): PLANNING: Plan coverage and produce content for all newscasts. Work closely with executive producers, producers and reporters to ensure that stories are enterprised and accommodated in newscasts. Daily duties include researching story ideas, booking guests, conducting interviews, and producing stories & segments for the newscasts. Understand the logistics of the assignment desk and the needs of a newscast through a producerís eyes. Work with web site in developing stories, segments and projects to work in conjunction with newscasts. EDITOR: Responsible for gathering story info from various news sources and determining the newsworthiness. Make decisions on what stories to cover and assign/dispatch crews. Keep news staff apprised of breaking news and changes in assignments. Make beat check calls to law enforcement and other governmental agencies. Communicate with affiliates to ensure continuity in coverage. Coordinate coverage of special events. College degree in broadcast journalism or other related field. Previous assignment desk and/or producing experience preferred. Must be well organized and able to manage multiple projects. Must demonstrate outstanding news judgment and good news writing skills. Must be able to deal effectively with people. Must be able to work well in a fast paced environment. Working knowledge of newsroom computers and the Internet. Overtime, holidays and varied hours required.


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expires on 07/21/2017