Assignment Editor

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Local 4 News in the Quad Cities is looking for an Assignments Editor.

Position Summary:

The Assignments Editor answers incoming news calls and assigns daily news stories according to the news personnel available.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Tracks stories from all sources including government agencies, wire services and community groups.

• Dispatches photographers, reporters and other personnel to cover stories.

• Coordinates logistics for news personnel.

• Participates in daily story meetings and supplies a comprehensive list of all possible news stories, and works with the News Director to develop plans for all broadcasts.

• Assists in development, planning and follow-up of all news stories.

• Edits video clips as assigned.

• Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms.

• Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Apply at: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/3340   

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