Full Time Job

Assignment Editor

ABC News

Washington, DC 10-07-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
ABC NEWS Washington Bureau has an opening for a Desk Editor on the Assignment Desk.


The Washington Assignment Editor manages, reports, and coordinates editorial information for all ABC News shows & platforms including ABC News Live, Digital & NewsOne in a breaking news event. The Assignment Editor allocates news resources and manages logistics for our teams in the field in a fast-paced news environment. The editor also coordinates with the Vertical teams on all the latest reportable information. This individual also monitors social media reporting and clears video & stills for all ABC shows and platforms. The Assignment Editor also collaborates with affiliate stations in our region to gather and disseminate reportable information and video.

Basic Qualifications:

Applicants should have superb news judgment as well as being efficient, quick-thinking and a supreme multi-tasker with at least a 2 years' experience in the news business.

This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement with the Writers Guild of America.

Required Education

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

About General Entertainment Content:

The General Entertainment Content group creates original entertainment and news content for the Company's streaming platforms and its cable and broadcast networks.

This position is with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call General Entertainment Content.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkw2j8-3-80-3-192-42 in your application.