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Assignment Editor

Atlanta, GA
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    6327723
Assignment Editor at Cox Media Group

Assignment Editor

Job ID 1718897 Date posted 11/27/2017 Location Atlanta, Georgia

Description

Atlanta’s #1 station is looking for an Assignment Editor. WSB-TV is looking for someone that lives for breaking news with a technically driven mind. This person must have strong editorial judgement.

Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for logistics working directly with reporters, photographers, producers, managers and the Web department to cover the news of the day, as well as generate enterprise stories. Planning and looking ahead is a must. You must have working knowledge of SNG/DSNG truck, LiveU, and helicopters. You are responsible for monitoring police and fire scanners, handling logistics for multiple field crews, as well as fielding viewer calls. You will need to see the big picture, understand the significance of editorial content vs video content and be able to produce stories from the assignment desk. Schedule may include nights, weekends, holidays and overnights.


Qualifications

Must have major market assignment desk experience, the ability to multi-task, strong organizational skills and solid news judgement. You should have a strong foundation of the web and social media. Knowledge of Atlanta and surrounding metro area is a plus.

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-1601 W Peachtree St NE

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Variable

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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    Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 30 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

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