Part-Time Assignment Editor - WSOC TV

Cox Media Group / WSOC-TV

Part-Time Assignment Editor - WSOC TV

Albemarle, NC
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  • Responsibilities

    WSOC-TV is looking for a smart, creative and enthusiastic newsroom professional to join our award winning team in Charlotte, NC. We are looking for a newsroom leader with a drive to win weather, breaking news and the big story. The ideal candidate will have a vision for telling stories with value to the viewer. Our next assignment editor must be able to demonstrate the ability to multi-task, possess exceptional communication skills and thrive under deadline pressure. Job Responsibilities: -Maintain contact with various police, business, and government agencies. -Answer phones, dispatch crews, listen to scanners/pager, follow social media to develop stories for use on-air and online. -Manage daybook/planner-inputting information on upcoming events with background and contact information. -Communicate information on news updates, breaking news to the digital staff. -Manage logistics of assigning crews, vehicles and/or live gear. -Coordinate and fulfill requests from other CMG and ABC affiliates, as well as the network. -Work with reporters in story production, including developing ideas for active live locations. -Write breaking news updates for web and social media digital content. -Ability to work varying shifts, including nights, overnights, and weekends. Qualifications -Strong news judgment, ethics and knowledge of legal standards are a must. -Familiarity with use of social media as news gathering tools -Excellent writing, grammar and copy-editing skills Education: -Bachelor's degree in Journalism or equivalent preferred Required Experience -Previous experience in a newsroom preferred