Assignment Desk Editor, Nbc5/ 39
Fort Worth, TX
Aggressively pursue smart, relevant breaking news.
Generate and develop enterprise story ideas; MUST contribute to editorial discussions
Ability to write and/or edit news stories for digital platforms
Assign and manage multiple news crews based on individual assessment of the best use of time and resources.
DEVELOP RELATIONSHIPS AND CONTACTS TO GENERATE ENTERPRISE CONTENT
Monitor news scanners and social media sites from all sources including, but not limited to news competition, law enforcement, fire agencies, courts, Twitter and Facebook.
Maintain ongoing data files for high-profile stories and collaborate with Producers and Reporters to bookmark and develop this content.
2+ years of newsroom experience preferred
Knowledge of television broadcasting and familiarity with DFW area is a plus
Strong news judgment, organizational and planning skills.
Strong tech skills including familiarity with Accurint and Lexis databases; CMS systems and Grass Valley/Stratus server and edit software
Must have basic ability to write for digital or broadcast platforms
Possess the ability to respond quickly, calmly and expertly to deadlines, changing circumstances and breaking news; must be able to quickly prioritize and make decisions requiring critical thinking and independent judgment.
SHIFT VARIES AND IS TBD
ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-roebz6-34-204-180-223-42 in your application.