Assignment Editor

Assignment Editor

  • Full Time
  • Huntsville
  • September 30, 2021

Website Nexstar Media


Nexstar Media in Huntsville is looking for a qualified Assignment Editor.


The Assignments Editor Works with Executive Producers, Assistant News Director and other managers in overseeing scheduling for all news departments Tracks stories from all sources including competing stations and websites, government agencies, wire services and community groups Answers incoming news calls, track incoming e-mails,  follow police scanners and assigns daily news stories according to the news personnel available. Works with shift EP and assisting with dispatching photographers, reporters and other personnel to cover stories Coordinates logistics for news personnel Participates in daily story meetings and supplies a comprehensive list of all possible news stories and works with the Management Team to develop plans for all broadcasts Assists in development, planning and follow-up of all news stories, including next day news planning note to staff Edits video clips as assigned Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites Performs other duties as assigned


Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience Requirements: Requirements & Skills: Fluency in English Excellent communication skills, both oral and written Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously Flexibility to work any shift


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