Full Time Job

Assignment Desk Editor


Portsmouth, VA 03-16-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Assignment Desk Editor

WAVY-TV 10/WVBT FOX43 seeks an Assignment Desk Editor to join our news team. The Assignment Desk editor is responsible for gathering information and coordinating news coverage across all WAVY News platforms.

The ideal candidate will have solid news judgment, be able to multi-task and work in a high-stress, fast-paced environment. This is a great job for a go-getter looking to break into television news.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Monitor police and emergency scanners and electronic/printed sources for news and disseminate the information to appropriate newsroom personnel
• Coordinate and dispatch reporters and photographers to execute news coverage
• Conduct beat calls and contact public information officers to gather information
• Answer calls from viewers and develop possible story ideas
• Post stories to and WAVY social media sites
• Must be willing and able to work any and all shifts, including nights and weekends


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To be considered for this position you must apply online. Please remember to upload a copy of your resume


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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwo4vy-3-236-207-90-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.