Full Time Job

Assignment Editor


Philadelphia, PA 2 days ago
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description
• Lead coverage of breaking/developing news stories both editorially and logistically for both the newsroom and field crews
• Research, coordinate, pitch & implement coverage of breaking news, continuing coverage and human-interest stories
• Ability to quickly assess what is needed on coverage of a breaking stories
• Ability to find & book experts and community members who help define a story
• Collaborate with the website, social media, and streaming teams
• Initiate & maintain communication with affiliates & News Channel counterparts
• Consistently monitor and break news through social media platforms and tools
• Establish & maintain working story & contact files


Qualifications/ Requirements
• Working Knowledge of Police Scanners
• Working knowledge of live production/transmission
• Able to work independently and as a member of a team
• Ability to clearly communicate ideas and status updates to both editorial and technical teams
• Bachelor's degree in Journalism or Communications.
• At least 4 years' experience including: work in a broadcast news environment, coordinating assignments, generating story ideas.
• Two years' experience as an Assignment Editor.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
• Bilingual – Spanish/English

Eligibility Requirements
• Must have the ability to work any of a 24 x 7 shift including the potential for weekends, holidays and overnights
• Must be over 18 years old
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be willing to work in Philadelphia, PA
• Required On-Site: This position is required to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite.

Desired Qualifications:
• Proficient on all social media platforms
• Passion for news and an interest in multiple platforms
• Innovative and flexible thinker, comfortable suggesting solutions and story ideas
• Committed to quality in every assignment, large or small
• Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
• Strong interpersonal skills and news judgement

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants

and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity
or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual
orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed

services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the

right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your

ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can

request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rbby8y-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.