Assignment Desk Editor PT

Assignment Desk Editor PT

Website Bonneville Denver

Description:

Our company is committed to being trusted voices of light and truth reaching hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

 

 

 

Bonneville International is an integrated media company, providing content, advertising and digital marketing solutions across 22 radio stations in Seattle, Phoenix, Denver, San Francisco, Sacramento and Salt Lake City, along with the NBC Affiliate TV station, KSL-TV 5, in Salt Lake.  As a leader in broadcasting and advertising for over 50 years, our purpose is to build up, connect, inform, and celebrate communities and families across our markets.  We’re proud of our history, and we want talented people to join us as we continue to grow!

 

POSITION PURPOSE:

We are seeking a part-time Assignment Desk Editor for our multi-platform newsroom. The DMC (Deseret Management Corporation) combined newsroom is a 24-hour provider of news and information represented by KSL-TV, KSL Radio, Deseret News, KSL.com and DeseretNews.com. The Assignment Desk Editor will gather, disperse and coordinate coverage of news across all of the DMC platforms and act as the central hub of the newsroom for gathering and providing information and details.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Plan and coordinate daily assignments and breaking news coverage for reporters, photographers, freelance personnel, etc. across all platforms
Coordinate the gathering and dissemination of pertinent information among reporters, photographers and other staff members
Set up and plan long-term coverage, including coordination across platforms
Respond quickly and efficiently to breaking news
Monitor websites, social media, police and fire scanners and other breaking news alerts
Work with platform managers and producers to develop content and information
Communicate coverage wants and needs with all platform managers and field crews
Make beat calls to sources and agencies and gather information from public agencies
Maintain records and update stories on Dash
Interact with and serve all platforms in a professional manner
Perform other duties as assigned
REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a newsroom environment, preferably at assignment desk, with background in journalism and/or communications.
Possess excellent oral, written, presentation and interpersonal skills. High level of ability to articulate and communicate clearly with other people.
Assertive and capable of making decisions quickly while effectively communicating those decisions to others and maintaining a level of confidence under scrutiny.
High level of organization, with ability to prioritize and manage time and tasks effectively and efficiently.
Interest in and knowledge of local news issues.
Ability to work with moderate supervision, confidential information and be a self-starter.
Capable and willing to resolve unexpected problems and be flexible to perform unscheduled assignments.
A high level of proficiency with computers, software and new technologies.
Highly familiar with the benefits and shortcomings of all types of media including, but not limited to, “heritage” media as well as all types of current and emerging social and digital media.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively.
Substantial physical movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
Ability to extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction with good eye and hand coordination.
To learn more about how our local media matters and to join our growing team, visit: https://bonneville.com/

 

As a media company, we are responsible for lifting and inspiring with respect and giving voice to all the communities and clients that we serve.  A diverse and inclusive workforce is crucial to our ability to create and deliver exceptional content, products, and services that represent our communities, and we believe that empowering all our employees to share their ideas and experiences will fuel creativity, innovation, and inspiration.

Bonneville is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.

 

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://admin.sourcingpro.io/apply/50284/443364/

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For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. https://admin.sourcingpro.io/apply/50284/443364/

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