Full Time Job

Assignment Editor

Fox TV Stations

Chicago, IL 04-19-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Fox Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of US television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, DC and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.


WFLD seeks energetic individual to gather and set-up stories for daily shows. The candidate will be responsible for shuffling news crews and reporters on a daily basis. Responsibilities include setting up stories, following up on stories, working as the transition assignment editor during editorial meetings, occasional field producing, handling paperwork, and answering phones. All other duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS: Successful candidate will have 2-3 years newsroom experience. Background should include broadcast news experience on an assignment desk. Must be able to research stories, and have excellent phone skills. Computer literate, great attitude and BA in Communications or Journalism, preferred.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company's success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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