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12 Aug 2021

Full-Time Assignment Desk Editor

Ana Garcia/ Univision Communications INC – Posted by akgarcia Houston, Texas, United States

Job Description

Univision Television Group station is currently accepting resumes for an Assignments Editor within Noticias Univision 45 division based in Houston, Texas.  The Assignment position is responsible for managing story assignments, coordinates logistics and responds to breaking news. Candidates should be creative thinkers able to conceptualize interactive projects for broadcast and online components for our news digital platforms.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Generate research, verify, plan and develop story ideas and breaking news for newscasts
  • Coordinate editorial meetings
  • Supervise reporters, anchors and photographers and assign stories for news and special projects
  • Will maintain a plan for daily, weekly and future story lists.
  • Will act as a liaison with other news organizations, community contacts and UTG assignment desks
  • Monitor news wires, social media to be ready to mobilize for breaking news and scanners
  • Participate in station’s special events and social media pages
  • Must be able to work under pressure, manage breaking news and strict deadlines
  • Work weekends, holidays and overnights if needed

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of 2-years’ experience in a newsroom required
  • Fully bilingual in English and Spanish

Desired Skills & Experience: 

  • 1-year experience as a Producer and/or Assignment Editor preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree, in Journalism, Communications/New Media
  • Should demonstrate good news judgement
  • Have knowledge of current affairs
  • Detail oriented, organized, disciplined, can manage multiple tasks/responsibilities in working with tight deadlines and juggle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Creative and assertive
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook, iNews, live feeds, and social media platforms

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, type, reach and sit for up to (8) hours

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be willing to work from office in Houston, TX
  • Employment/education will be verified
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis

Please apply on our Univision Careers Webpage:

Univision is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 47 days.

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