Editor Assignment

Location Tulsa, Oklahoma Job Number 1713215 Brand Cox Television Tulsa, LLC


KOKI/KMYT, Cox Media Group television in Tulsa, has an opening for a full-time assignment editor to coordinate our daily and future news coverage.

The Assignment Editors are responsible for monitoring e-mails, phone calls, wires, social media and scanner apps for news stories.  They are responsible for entering news stories and updates into the daybook and planning coverage for the next day.  

Assignment Editors will work with reporters to help gather information and work sources for leads.  
Assignment Editors are responsible for generating enterprise story ideas daily. The Assignment Editors are required to make sure all information into the newsroom is disseminated on all our platforms accurately.  
They will produce digital content for our digital platforms including social media and the web.  
Assignment Editors are responsible for monitoring the competition.  They must be able to deal with heavy phone call volume and research stories while successfully multi-tasking in a high pressure, tight deadline newsroom environment.  They should have the ability to make sound editorial decisions and react aggressively to breaking news with or without management present.

The Assignment Editors report to the Assignment Manager.

This position requires you to work Saturday thru Wednesday 4am to 1pm. 


  • 1-2 years of experience
  • High School Diploma or GED Required.
  • College Degree Preferred.

About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-OK-Tulsa-2625 S Memorial Dr

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Variable

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing