Temporary Job

Assignment Editor

CBS Television Stations

West Sacramento, CA 01-23-2024
  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Assignment Editor (Temp/Freelance)

OVERVIEW & RESPONSIBILITIES: The Assignment Editor is responsible for managing newsroom assignments, monitoring phones, coordinating logistics, monitoring scanners and social media.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: You must have a passion for breaking news. The ideal candidate must have the ability to multi-task and make fast decisions. You will be responsible for dispatching crews to stories and breaking news, using appropriate logistical and journalistic judgment. You will assist in finding stories with emphasis on our key brand points and tracking stories as they develop. You will also deal with time and logistics to make sure the selected stories are covered efficiently with available staff.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum two years prior television news assignment editor experience is strongly preferred. However, a significant background in print reporting or radio news will be considered. Successful applicants must have newsroom experience.

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Hiring Salary Range: $32.0 - 32.0.

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. [[cust_payTransSTIP]] [[cust_payTransSalesInc]]

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3qbmq-100-26-196-222-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $32.00 Per Hour ($ USD)