Assignment Editor

News for KCAU
Sioux City, Iowa

posted on June 15, 2022

job posting:

KCAU 9 (Sioux City) is seeking enthusiastic, highly motivated Assignment Editor who answers incoming news calls and assigns daily news stories according to the news personnel available. • Tracks stories from all sources including government agencies, wire services and community groups • Dispatches photographers, reporters and other personnel to cover stories • Coordinates logistics for news personnel • Participates in daily story meetings and supplies a comprehensive list of all possible news stories and works with the News Director to develop plans for all broadcasts • Assists in development, planning and follow-up of all news stories • Edits video clips as assigned • Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites • Performs other duties as assigned Requirements & Skills: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience • Fluency in English • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written • Minimum two years’ experience in news operations • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously • Flexibility to work any shift

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expires on 07/15/2022