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  News Assignment Editor (Temporary)
 
Employer: KPRC-TV Job Posted: 2/10/2020
Location: Houston, TX Job Status: Full Time
 
 

Job Description:

KPRC 2 is searching for a temporary News Assignment Editor. The ideal candidate must know how to use modern technology, especially social media, and must be able to dig for a story from start to finish. If you're a great multi-tasker and thrive in a fast paced environment we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities:

• Responding quickly and efficiently to Breaking News
• Setting up News stories
• Dispatches News crews
• Helps plan daily and long term coverage
• Monitors websites and social media sources
• Communicates the editorial and operational needs of the assignment desk to crews and reports
• Monitors and advances developing stories
• Answers incoming calls, makes beat calls
• This is a temporary position

Qualifications:

• 2+ years’ experience working in local television news required
• Ability to demonstrate journalistic judgment and skills, including the ability to write news copy for digital platforms and for broadcast
• Must be able to adapt and work in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment.
• Must be able to work weekends and holidays as needed
• 4 year College degree preferred but not required


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