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Company: KOIN Television
Assignment Editor
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
November 21, 2013
Job ID: 1536596


Assignment Editor

KOIN Local 6 the CBS affiliate in Portland, Oregon seeks a full-time Assignment Editor for its News Content Center. The ideal candidate has a passion for news and will bring solid news story ideas to the News Content Center. The Assignment Editor facilitates producers’ needs for the stations newscasts.  Generates story ideas, researches, assigns and directs crews and provides story follow up as needed. Experience running an assignment desk is required; knowledge of Portland or Northwest is a plus. Our ideal candidate will have strong news judgment, great people skills and be able to communicate logistics and updates around the room.  Must be flexible to work various shifts.  This position is under the NABET-CWA Union.



  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred and 3+ year’s assignment desk and or planning desk experience
  • Knowledge of Portland or Northwest a plus.
  • Solid news judgment as well as strong logistical skills
  • The ability to work well in a fast paced and intense environment
  • Familiar with ENPS
  • Flexibility to work various shifts when needed
  • Motivated self-starter who is able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize


To Apply:  Please email resumes and cover letter to Koinhr@koin.comor mail to:


KOIN Local 6

Assignment Editor Search

Attn: HR Director

222 SW Columbia St.

Portland, Oregon 97201



Lin Media/KOIN Television is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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