Assignment Editor

Posted by CareerPage

East Peoria, IL
Posted: 2018-01-22

Description:

Quincy Media, Inc. has an immediate opening for an assignment editor at our WEEK/HOI affiliate in Peoria, IL. The assignment editor at WEEK/HOI works with everyone in the newsroom to assign and cover news of the day.  But those duties go beyond traditional broadcast news. 

Responsibilities:

We are looking for an experienced candidate who is a news junkie.  Someone who doesn’t take no for an answer when pursuing a story.  Someone who can manage field crews and thrives in a deadline-driven environment. 

The successful candidate will also be able to work across multiple platforms, including two websites, multiples apps and social media.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate has a strong knowledge of reporting, researching, sourcing and enterprising ideas.  You need to be able to multi-task, communicate effectively with crews and producers, and juggle logistics, including phones, dealing with three network desks ( NBC, ABC,CNN), LiveU technology, tracking scanner traffic and Avid products. 

Contact:

WEEK-NBC/HOI-ABC is part of Quincy Media, Inc.  We are a family owned company that currently operates 18 television stations doing news, two newspapers and two radio stations.  Quincy is always hiring.

Qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter to:

Perry Boxx
New Director
[email protected]

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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