Morning News Assignment Editor
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Fox 17 News is seeking an aggressive, energetic, and creative full-time Assignment Editor. The successful candidate will have a take charge attitude when it comes to breaking news. We are looking for an assignment editor who finds distinctive enterprise stories and oversees news coverage that sets us apart.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Gathering news affecting the community
Preparing story items for presentation in the newscasts
Assisting in the efficient operation of the assignment desk
Required skills and qualifications include, but are not limited to:
A minimum of one (1) year of assignment desk experience
Commitment to journalistic standards of ethics and accuracy
Must be able to foster and maintain professional working relationships with news makers
Must have excellent communication skills
Basic computer knowledge/word processing skills
General knowledge and interest in local, national, and world news
The ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
Proficiency with Facebook, Twitter, and emerging social media
A Bachelorís degree with a major in journalism is 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.
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