Assignment Editor

Katz Broadcasting, Atlanta, Georgia

Date PostedOctober 11, 2018
IndustryTV Jobs
SpecialtyEditorial
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Websitehttp://careers@katzbroadcasting.com
Description:

Job Summary

The Assignment Editor researches/ tracks true crime stories and compelling legal stories. 

Responsibilities

  • Communication with field teams across the country
  • Clear communication on editorial developments to live control room
  • Verify and confirm legal and true crime news for air
  • Work daily in live television deadline environment

Qualifications

  • Must have at least 3 years of experience in a live news environment, preferably on a national assignment desk
  • An experienced journalist who will commit fully to a story
  • Strong editorial skills
  • Strong knowledge of criminal justice system
  • Applicant must be editorially mature with a strong interest for true crime stories and live trial coverage
  • Must be able to calmly communicate news in a breaking news environment, handling important information during dramatic emotional live events
  • Knowledge of iNews and Nesbit is helpful
  • Flexibility-ability to adapt during breaking news and the needs of the network
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in industry experience

 

 

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