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Assignment Editor

Tribune Company
Los Angeles, CA
  • Job Code
    2019-50209
Assignment Editor in Los Angeles, California | Careers at CA-Los Angeles;5800 Sunset Blvd (KTLA)
  • Assignment Editor

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/9/2019 12:10 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-50209
    Category
    News
  • Overview

    JOB TITLE:               Assignment Editor (Part-Time)

     

    DEPARTMENT:        News

     

    REPORTS TO:          News Director/Assignment Manager

    Responsibilities

    Plans, prepares, and executes the station’s newsgathering functions, including both scheduled newsworthy events as well as ‘spot’ news and breaking stories. Helps decide and determine daily story assignments then dispatches reporters and photographers in the field. Directs and coordinates efforts to get these stories on the air. Assists reporters with researching, developing and setting up their stories. Assists writers, producers and web staff with gathering information and updating stories. Responsible for arranging and supervising video feeds. Scrutinizes a multitude of local resources, media and contacts for potential stories. Effectively monitors local law enforcement and public safety agencies for breaking stories.

    Qualifications

    College degree with several years of major market experience, pably local. Must be decisive, forward thinking and possess excellent news judgment. Strong organizational skills required. Should have a working knowledge of the issues, lifestyles and culture that are unique to the southern California news market. Candidates also need strong logistical skills and the ability to effectively navigate the local landscape. Familiarity with local government, municipalities and jurisdictions is essential. Ability to effectively monitor local law enforcement agencies for breaking news is imperative. Must be able to work under pressure in a sometimes stressful work environment. Must be capable of interacting positively and productively with other employees.

     

     

    KTLA will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

     

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    Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-01-04

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