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29 Nov 2021

Full-Time Assignment Editor

PJRetty – Posted by PJRetty Southfield, Michigan, United States

Job Description

WXYZ, the E.W. Scripps Company ABC affiliate in Detroit, Michigan is looking for a Assignment Editor to join the news team. If you want to tell stories with integrity, live the principles of journalism, make our communities stronger, and the world around us better, come join us at WXYZ, where Scripps is continuing to create the future of our industry with a focus on local community.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Dispatch crews to stories and breaking news, using appropriate logistical and journalistic judgement.

  • Plan news coverage as directed by news management

  • Make calls to news sources as needed, gaining appropriate and actionable information

  • Assist in finding stories, doing research, and tracking story ideas in assignment desk computer with emphasis on key brand points

  • Publishing of online content

  • Perform other duties as needed and as directed by news management.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Broadcasting, or related discipline.

  • 0 – 3 years’ experience broadcast or similar industry preferred.

WHAT YOU’LL BRING:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including grammar, storytelling abilities, and news judgement.

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

  • Proficiency in computer-based editing, Final Cut Pro and basic computer skills including MS Office.

  • Detail-oriented and able to work effectively under deadlines.

  • Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics, and libel laws.

How to Apply

www.scripps.com/careers

Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 38 days.

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