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Assignment Editor

Organization: WWLP-22News
Date Posted: 8/9/2017
Date Needed: 9/11/2017
City: Springfield
Location: Massachusetts
Country: United States
Primary Category: Broadcast
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's
Experience Requirement: 3-5 years

Description & Details

WWLP-22News, an NBC affiliate, is seeking an Assignment Editor.  The Assignment Editor facilitates day to day coverage of the News Department and assists with day to day planning of newscasts.  The duties and responsibilities include:

* Determines priority and assigns coverage to breaking stores.
* Coordinates coverage crews in the field.
* Reads and edits news copy to ensure slanderous, libelous and profane statements are avoided or deleted.

* Telephones agencies and facilities and monitors other stations to obtain relevant information.
* Assist with brain storming of new story ideas.
* Maintain story files.

* Directs and/or participates in writing and editing activities.


HOURS:        TBD


PRIOR EXPERIENCE OR TRAINING REQUIREDBachelor’s degree in broadcasting or journalism preferred.  Minimum 2-3 years related experience and/or training.


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TELEPHONE: no calls please.



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