News Assignment Editor

KATU-TV, Portland, Oregon

Date PostedFebruary 02, 2018
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

KATU, in Portland, Oregon, is seeking a bold, energetic, and creative full-time News Assignment Editor. This position is full-time and will require working a flexible schedule that may include nights, weekends and holidays. If you are a newsroom leader who can multi-task, is organized and always on the look-out for great stories, we want to talk to you.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversees news-gathering and logistics for all of our platforms
  • Takes strong lead in breaking news coverage
  • Aggressively seeks enterprise stories
  • Monitors social media and works in concert with our digital team to build compelling content on all platforms
  • Reacts aggressively and decisively to breaking news with or without management present
  • Builds strong sources in the community

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