Full Time Job

Assignment Editor

CBS Television Stations

Chicago, IL 11-19-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

DESCRIPTION:

PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Overall responsibility for competitiveness of news coverage

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Must be able to generate story ideas and be proactive when handling story tips. Researching follow ups on past stories is a must.
• Manage and coordinate coverage of news through efficient use of resources.
• Work with Managing Editor, reporters, photographers and producers to generate content for all platforms.
• Ability to write news stories for broadcast and website.
• Ability to proficiently use desktop editing and other computer systems.
• Participate in station social media strategies.
• Must be willing to work hours as assigned.
• Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

CORE COMPETENCIES:

Results-Oriented, Dependable, Detail-Oriented, Courteous

PREFERRED MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field.
• 1 to 3 years in broadcast newsroom, desirable.

FUNCTION: Editorial/Publishing/Content

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