Part Time Assignment Editor

Cox Media Group - Jacksonville

Part Time Assignment Editor

14 locations
Orange Park, FL
Saint Augustine, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Part Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Cox Media Group - Jacksonville has an opening for a part-time Assignment Editor to coordinate our daily and future news coverage across our TV, Radio and Digital platforms. Responsibilities: - The Assignment Editors are responsible for monitoring e-mails, phone calls, wires, social media and scanner apps for news stories. - They are responsible for entering news stories and updates into the daybook and planning coverage for the next day. - Assignment Editors will work with reporters to help gather information and work sources for leads. - Assignment Editors are responsible for generating enterprise story ideas daily. - The Assignment Editors are required to make sure all information into the newsroom is disseminated on all our platforms accurately. - They will produce digital content for our digital platforms including social media and the web, as well as generate and write stories for Radio & TV. - Assignment Editors are responsible for monitoring the competition. - They must be able to deal with heavy phone call volume and research stories while successfully multi-tasking in a high pressure, tight deadline newsroom environment. - They should have the ability to make sound editorial decisions and react aggressively to breaking news with or without management present. - The successful candidate must have the ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays. - The Assignment Editors report to the Assignment Manager. Qualifications: Looking for someone with outstanding organizational skills, able to handle high-pressure situations, and be the ultimate team player. Great attitude is a must. Previous newsroom experience preferred. This is a great opportunity to work for the best media company in the industry, Cox Media Group. Education: A Bachelor's degree with a major in broadcasting, communications or journalism is preferred. Experience: The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1 year of journalism experience.