KSL TV Assignment Desk Editor (Part-time/On-Call)

KSL TV Assignment Desk Editor (Part-time/On-Call)

  • Part Time
  • Salt Lake City
  • $16.00 - $20.00 per hour USD / Year
  • Salary: $16.00 - $20.00 per hour
  • May 7, 2025

Website KSL Broadcast Group

Our company is committed to being trusted voices of light

Description:

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

 

 

 

Who We Are

At Bonneville International, our purpose is to build up, connect, inform, and celebrate communities and families in the markets we serve. As an integrated media company, we provide content, advertising, and digital marketing solutions across 23 radio stations in Denver, Phoenix, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, and Seattle, along with the NBC Affiliate TV station, KSL-TV 5, in Salt Lake. We are responsible for lifting and inspiring with respect and giving voice to all the communities and clients we serve.

 

We believe that empowering our employees to share their ideas and experiences will fuel creativity, innovation, and inspiration. A diverse and inclusive workforce is crucial to our ability to create and deliver exceptional content, products, and services that represent our communities. We’re proud of our history and we want talented people to join us as we continue to grow!

 

To learn more about Bonneville and how our local media matters, visit: https://bonneville.com/

 

Note: Work configurations are subject to change based on business needs and at company discretion.

This position is an onsite role that requires the employee to work at our Salt Lake City site. Specific hybrid schedules will be determined based on business needs and evaluated by managers and senior management.
COMPENSATION:

$16.00 – $20.00 per hour. Hourly rate to be determined by multiple factors including but not limited to evaluation of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant along with internal equity and alignment with market data.

 

What We Offer You: Check Out Our Bonneville Benefits!

Employees at Bonneville can enjoy a broad offering of benefits, including:

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services
Access to an entire team of free financial planners
Matches on contributions to charitable organizations after one year of service
Continuous growth and development opportunities
Dynamic team culture that values teamwork, having fun, and collaboration
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.

Responsibilities:

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.   What You Will Do: Primary job duties will include, but are not limited to: 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

Requirements:

PREFERRED 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.

Contact:

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/80312/443364/

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