Assignment Editor

Location: US-GA-Atlanta Job Number 1718897 Brand WSB-TV

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