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  Assignment Desk Editor TV
 
Employer: CBS Corporation Job Posted: 5/30/2014
Location: San Francisco, CA Job Status: Full Time
 
 

Job Description:

Our next Assignment Desk Editor will set and lead the day with our


Managing Editor. Monitoring scanners, answering phone calls, coordinating


logistics, and aggressively dispatching crews to breaking news are the


prerequisites for the position. The ideal candidate must have a will to


win with a proven track record of developing contacts, thinking creatively, and


delving deeper into the news of the day. Enterprising stories will be a


critical daily responsibility.




Required Qualifications

A minimum of two to three years experience as an Assignment Editor


in a major market. A college degree in Journalism or Communications or related


field required. Knowledge of Bay Area required. Exceptional organizational


skills, ability to reason and make informed decisions under deadline


pressure. Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Must have


the ability to operate a desktop computer and the ability to use the I-News


computer system and other computer systems as assigned. Familiar with all


newsroom functions, including digital platforms and use of social media tools.


Must be available to work nights, weekends, holidays .




Physical Demands :


Must be able to operate keyboard with accuracy and speed, and have


a valid driver's license in order to work at breaking news locations if


needed. Must be able to sit for long periods of time.


Work environment is fast-paced, and includes noise from scanners, two-way


radios and televisions.




Additional Information



EEO Statement

CBS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V


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