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Senior Assignment Manager


Chicago, IL 05-03-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
NewsNation is looking for a Senior Assignment Manager to oversee Assignment Desk operations. The position is based in Chicago, Illinois.

The ideal candidate will have experience supervising a national desk.

Responsibilities include:
-Hiring, managing and scheduling Desk staff
-Building and maintaining systems for effective content communication in a 24-hour news environment
-Daily interaction with newsroom leadership
-Effectively using tools and technology to widely share information

Candidate must have a 4-year college degree in broadcasting, journalism or communications, or work experience in a similar role at a network or large market.

Three-to-five years of previous newsroom experience. The applicant must have a proven record of sound editorial judgement, be detail-oriented, organized, and have the ability to multitask. Strong communication and leadership skills are a must, along with a good grasp of the nation and stories that develop across the country.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gq8yjx-3-238-130-97-42 in your application.

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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.