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Assignment Editor, KGTV

The E.W. Scripps Company
San Diego, CA 92101
  • Job Code
    JR025216

KGTV, the Scripps ABC station in San Diego, CA is hiring an Assignment Editor responsible for managing newsroom assignments, coordinating logistics, monitoring news wires and scanners.

WHAT YOU"LL DO:

  • Plan news coverage as directed by news management
  • Dispatch crews to stories and breaking news, using appropriate logistical and journalistic judgement
  • Make calls to news sources as needed, gaining appropriate and actionable information
  • Assist in finding stories, doing research and tracking story ideas in assignment desk computer with emphasis on key brand points
  • Publishing of online content
  • Perform other duties as needed and as directed by news management

WHAT YOU"LL NEED:

  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related discipline
  • 3-5 years of experience in broadcast or similar industry preferred

WHAT YOU"LL BRING:

  • Must be organized, self-starter who can work independently
  • Basic computer skills;non-linear andproduction techniques
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Understanding of the principles of responsible journalism
  • Ability to work well with others in a team-based environment
  • Ability to write effectively

ABOUT SCRIPPS:

The E.W. Scripps Company(NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nations fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nations largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, Give light and the people will find their own way.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.







Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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