Full Time Job

Assignment Editor

WBTV

Charlotte, NC 07-13-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About WBTV:

WBTV was the first television station to sign on in the Carolinas and is considered the ''most trustworthy source of news and information'' in the area according to research. WBTV First Alert Weather is the certified most accurate forecast for the market as measured by WeatheRate. Being ''On Your Side'' for viewers

Job Summary/Description:

WBTV is looking for an aggressive, experienced assignment editor with solid news judgment who can juggle multiple tasks simultaneously and adjust to a constantly changing environment. The ideal candidate must be the calm in the chaos while evaluating resources, making good decisions, and communicating clearly and effectively under deadline.

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
• Coordinate planning and execution of coverage plan across multiple platforms
• Managing logistics and resources
• Newsgathering (including developing story ideas, confirming information, breaking news coverage)
• Creating and publishing content to digital and

Qualifications/Requirements:
-Excellent time management
-News judgment
-Working understanding of social media platforms
-Basic newsgathering
-Basic knowledge of video and still photography and editing a plus
-Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field is preferred, equivalent experience considered
-Experience as a producer, photographer, or reporter/ MMJ preferred

Interested applicants can, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, click on ''apply now''. we encourage you to upload your resume and cover letter

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rzkjwn-3-235-60-144-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WBTV

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.