Full Time Job

Assignment Desk Editor, Channel

NBC News

Charlotte, NC 05-27-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The Assignment Desk Editor will find, follow, and cover the news of the day and gather stories and elements for dissemination to NBC and News Channel affiliates and clients. This is a fulltime staff job.

Job Duties:
• Respond quickly to breaking news
• Work with all NBC entities and News Channel clients to gather the day's news
• Use all available editorial, social media, and desktop tools to gather, view, and share stories
• Work closely with feed producer regarding story details and restrictions
• Communicate story developments with network, NBC News Channel clients and internally within NBC News Channel
• Represent NBC News Channel on network conference calls
• Book transmission facilities and satellite space for live/tape feeds
• Utilize various file sharing platforms to gather video
• Find compelling user generated stories
• Clear, with the proper language, any user generated content for the feed
• Follow and communicate Rights and Clearances restrictions

• Bachelor's degree preferred
• Minimum 3 years in a newsroom environment
• Must be able to work weekends, nights and holidays
• Must be able to work flexible hours during major breaking news
• Must be able to work in Charlotte, NC

Desired Characteristics
• Demonstrated knowledge and interest in news and current events
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong editorial judgment and customer service skills
• Ability to work calmly in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
• Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments
• Strong work ethic and organizational skills
• Familiarity with iNews and AVID Media Central
• Previous work at NBC News or NBC affiliate

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re8042-34-236-187-155-42 in your application.