Full Time Job

Editor, Assignments

Nexstar

Sacramento, CA 11-12-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The Assignment Editor is responsible for finding, researching and confirming news content for broadcast and digital platforms. You will also handle communication, distribution and logical tasks, including assigning photographers and reporters, monitoring scanners and social media feeds, answering phone calls and emails.
• Tracks stories from all sources including government agencies, wire services, community groups, and social media
• Dispatches photographers, reporters and other personnel to cover stories
• Coordinates logistics for news personnel
• Participates in daily story meetings and supplies a comprehensive list of content and coverage ideas
• Assists in development, planning and follow-up of news stories
• Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites
• Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Minimum two years' experience in news operations
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Flexibility to work any shift

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5py51-52-23-219-12-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Nexstar

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.