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Location:
Rocky Hill, CT
Date:
06/08/2017
2017-06-082017-07-07
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Job Details

Description:
3550 WFSB Controls the news tip phone lines, listens to police dispatches, reads newswires, e-mails and press releases. Remains in close contact with key sources. Tracks story assignments from conception to execution. Assigns reporters and photographers to gather information on news stories.

 Essential Job Functions Sets up and assigns news stories to reporters and photographers. Coordinates logistics for reporters and photographers. Coordinates live and tape feeds from live trucks and satellite sources. Maintains communication with news producers regarding developing and future stories. Assists with the generation of news story ideas by listening to police scanners and evaluating credible news tips. Researches additional content for reporter stories and story tips on a daily basis. Monitors additional news sources including newspapers, magazines, radio, television and internet. Coordinates with public and news sources by telephone and in person. Maintains story files. Establishes contacts with police and public information officials. Updates assignment files with relevant information including addresses, phone/pager numbers.


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The Meredith Local Media Group offers great career opportunities to be a part of a company leveraging the latest technologies to deliver the best news product to our viewers through multiple platforms.  We always surround ourselves with talented, smart, compassionate people in a fun, friendly and fast-paced environment. Meredith currently owns 14 television stations that include FOX, NBC affiliates and two MY Networks and one Independent station.  Click the Contact Us tab to view our station locations.

We reach local audiences in more than 10 million U.S. households in top markets. Our network affiliates use the power of television backed by our trusted brands and our local digital and mobile sites to create compelling and effective marketing solutions for clients.

About Meredith Corporation: (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com) is the leading media and marketing company serving American women. Meredith features multiple well-known national brands - including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Family Circle, Allrecipes.com, Fitness, More, American Baby, EveryDay with Rachael Ray and FamilyFun- along with local television brands in fast-growing markets. Meredith is the industry leader in creating content in key consumer interest areas such as home, family, health and wellness and self-development. Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms - including print, television, online, mobile, tablets, and video - to give consumers content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.

Company Industry 
Television Broadcasting
www.Meredith.com

Meredith Corporation Headquarters
1716 Locust Street
Des Moines, IA  50309

Meredith Local Media Group Human Resources
Kandis Bock
Kandis.Bock@Meredith.com
515-284-2385

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