KOB-TV Assignment Editor

KOB-TV Assignment Editor

  • Full Time
  • Albuquerque
  • October 14, 2022

Website Hubbard Broadcasting

Description:

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

Responsibilities:

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.

Requirements:

Qualifications
  • 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.

Contact:

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