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  • Assignment Editor

    Posted: 01/26/2020

     
    Category:
    News
    Position/Title:
    Assignment Editor
    Details:
    The Assignment Editor answers incoming news calls and assigns daily news stories according to the news personnel available.
    Vacancy Type:
    Full Time
    Date Posted:
    1/28/2020
    Closing Date:
    2/28/2020
    City:
    Wilkes-Barre - 18701
    State:
    Pennsylvania
    URL:
    http://www.pahomepage.com
    Experience:
    Bachelor's degree in Journalism, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.  Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.  Minimum two years' experience in news operations.  Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.  Flexibility to work any shift.
    Requirements:
    Tracks stories from all sources including government agencies, wire services and community groups.  Dispatches photographers, reports 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.  Performs other duties as assigned.
    Contact:
    Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar
     
    Apply Online URL:
    www.pahomepage.com/workforus
     
    Job Req #:
    Req 2727
     

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