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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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