Full Time Job

News Assignment Desk Manager

WZTV

Nashville, TN 07-20-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

WZTV in Nashville, TN seeks a driven, energetic, and creative full-time Assignment Manager.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
• Gathering news affecting the community
• Preparing story items for presentation in the newscasts and on digital/social platforms
• Assisting in the efficient operation of the assignment desk
• Partnering with other members of the leadership team on strategy and marketing of news products
• Direct supervision of select staff members

Required skills and qualifications include, but are not limited to:
• A minimum of one year of assignment desk experience or equivalent
• A commitment to journalistic standards of ethics and accuracy
• The ability to communicate effectively
• Strong sense of organization and time management
• Basic computer knowledge/word processing skills
• General knowledge and interest in local, national, and world news
• The ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
• Proficiency with Facebook, Twitter, and emerging social media
• A bachelor's degree with a major in journalism is preferred

This is a full-time salaried position and will require working a flexible schedule that includes nights and holidays.

Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

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