KOB-TV Assignment Editor

KOB-TV Assignment Editor

  • Full Time
  • Albuquerque
  • October 14, 2022

Website Hubbard Broadcasting


The Assignment Editor is essential in coordinating and distributing news coverage assignments to reporters and photographers to cover breaking news and meet deadlines.


Job Responsibilities
  • Monitor public safety scanners, fixed cameras, social media and e-mail while answering phones and keeping the newsroom informed of significant events and breaking news.
  • Assist news team in coming up with story ideas and gathering information.
  • Assign and coordinate logistics between news crews and live trucks; coordinate live and tape feeds from trucks and other transportation so stories can be broadcast live.
  • Develop and maintain contacts with law enforcement and fire departments, local government and community organizations to stay updated on current events.
  • Coordinate daily logistics and dispatches crews and multimedia journalists to breaking news.
  • Assist producers, reporters, web producer with story calls, setups and follow ups.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelors in Journalism, Communications or related field recommended; minimum of 1 year previous television assignment desk experience is required. Experience may be substituted for relevant education, and vice versa.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Advanced critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work in a high pressure environment and with various personalities.
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, knowledge of news and news-makers.
  • Computer literacy required.
  • Must be able to make good decisions quickly; able to articulate choices and communicate those choices to other news department and station employees.
  • Must have good writing skills including grammar and spelling.


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