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  Assignment Desk Editor
Employer: Upgrade Membership Job Posted: 6/23/2019
Location: West Region Job Status: Full Time
Experience Level: TBD  

Job Description:

The Assignment Editor is responsible for arranging and coordinating news content. This position will report to the News Director.

• Arrange and coordinate news content and interviews for producers/talent
• Be the contact person for community communications
• Be producer when needed
• Publish web content
• Work closely with web editor and Video Journalists to ensure content is uploaded onto the website
• Coordinate and assist video journalists
• Collaborate with NBC and other Telemundo Stations and entities to establish live shots and remotes, and other news content
• Work closely with Producers on story/sweeps planning and coordination
• Monitors emergency channels and news sources
• Answer and respond to phone calls, emails, mail, and other communication methods
• Research and organize details and facts on story ideas

Basic Qualifications

• At least 3 years’ experience as an Assignment Editor
• Ability to work on weekends and holidays

Eligibility Requirements

• Must be willing to work in the Sacramento, CA area
• Must be fluent in Spanish (speak, read & write)
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must have a valid driver’s license

Desired Characteristics

• Ability to react quickly and urgently to breaking news
• Great phone etiquette, organizational skills, news judgment
• Strong English, reading, writing and speaking
• Good overall knowledge of Sacramento and Hispanic community



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