4 days old
2017-11-162017-12-15

Manager, Assignments

San Diego, CA
  • Job Code
    2017-46517
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Manager, Assignments

US-CA-San Diego
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-46517

Overview

Coordinate Daily News Coverage on broadcast and digital platforms while maintaining assignment desk functions Job Description: The assignment desk is the center of it all, breaking stories, assigning crews and coordinating with broadcast and digital producers. We’re looking for someone who gets a rush from juggling it all. FOX5 is not your boring TV station. We are an aggressive and fast-paced newsroom determined to tell interesting stories and break news. If you’ve never heard of an assignment editor, don’t . If multi-tasking isn’t your strong suit then this job is not for you. If you’re up for the challenge of telling a great story and delivering breaking news then online.
 

Responsibilities

  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Responsible for listening to   scanners
  • Responsible for coordinating multiple field crews
  • Answers phones and email to determine what makes a great story
  • Coordinates live shots and content sharing with affiliates, CNN, FOX, and other partners
  • Posts stories to station digital platforms and social media sites.
     

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in journalism or communications background pred 2 years experience in a top 50 market newsroom Knowledge of the San Diego area a plus

 

Job Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Extensive knowledge of editorial standards, ethics, and media law Must have superior organizational skills Must be able to work under pressure. Must be able to make decisions and take a leadership role. Must have excellent phone skills, be able to take information from a viewer and determine if there is a story. Must have basic writing skills and be able to communicate written and verbally. Must be able to the FOX 5 Filter to any and all stories. Must be able to maintain a professional demeanor when dealing with people at the station and away from the station. Must be able to represent the station in the community and at station events. Must have a passion for news.

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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Tribune Media is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of 42 owned or operated broadcast stations, national entertainment network WGN America, Tribune Studios, Gracenote, WGN-Radio and a significant number of iconic real estate properties and strategic investments.

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