KLAS-TV the CBS affiliate in Las Vegas, Nevada, a #Digital First operation with a focus on delivering local content 24/7 across all platforms is looking for an assertive, competitive, Assignment/Digital Content Editor who has the ability to handle breaking news, manage crews, generate enterprise stories, and produce digital content in a fast paced newsroom environment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Be first on breaking news.
Must think Online/Social Media first.
Assign and manage multiple crews.
Monitor news scanners and developing stories from all sources: Police, Fire, Court, News Websites, Twitter, Facebook.
Communicate with PIOs and PR contacts.
Develop sources and enterprise stories.
Assign and write stories for all digital platforms.
Lead story meeting for their respective shift and provides a comprehensive list of possible news stories.
Assists in development, planning and follow-up of news stories.
Strong news judgment, organizational and planning skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Able to responds quickly and calmly to changing circumstances.
Positive approach and high level of drive to inspire and lead others around you.
Able to work flexible hours, holidays, and weekends.
Performs other duties as assigned.