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Assignment Editor, WTMJ

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Assignment Editor, WTMJ

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Summary

WTMJ, The E.W. Scripps Company NBC affiliate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is searching for an Assignment Editor to join our team. The Assignment Editor will manage newsroom assignments, coordinate logistics, monitor news wires and scanners.

Category Coordinator  Digital Media  Editor  Researcher  Social Media  Writers 
Location Greater Milwaukee Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jan 25, 2024
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

WTMJ, The E.W. Scripps Company NBC affiliate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is searching for an Assignment Editor to join our team. The Assignment Editor will manage newsroom assignments, coordinate logistics, monitor news wires and scanners.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:
  • Plan news coverage as directed by news management.
  • Dispatch crews to stories and breaking news, using appropriate logistical and journalistic judgement.
  • Make calls to news sources as needed, gain appropriate and actionable information.
  • Assist in finding stories, doing research and track story ideas in assignment desk computer with emphasis on key brand points.
  • Write and edit content including headlines, short news alerts and teases, enhancing content with outside links, maps, slideshows.
  • Publish and manage content on multiple digital platforms, including the station's local website, mobile and social networks using current production and web-delivery tools.
  • Perform other duties as needed and as directed by news management.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
  • BS/BA in related discipline or equivalent years of experience¬†
  • Generally, 3+ years of experience in related field preferred
WHAT YOU'LL BRING:
  • Must be organized, self-starter who can work independently
  • Basic computer skills; non-linear and production techniques
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Understanding of the principles of responsible journalism
  • Ability to work well with others in a team-based environment
  • Ability to write effectively
  • May require weekend evening and weekend work

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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