Website Nexstar Media Group Inc.
The Assignments Editor answers incoming news calls and assigns daily news stories according to the news personnel available.
Tracks stories from all sources including government agencies, wire services and community groups
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 all possible news stories
Writes stories for the web and other digital platforms
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
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