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News Assignment Editor

Job Description
Experience:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: 
  • Know the news - be plugged into what's going on in our community
  • Gather information, story updates and provide coverage input to help us serve our viewers
  • Assign reporters, photographers and other personnel to cover stories
  • Assist producers, reporters and photographers with research
  • Coordinating leave for employees and creating on-call schedules.
Requirements:
Required skills and qualifications include, but are not limited to 
  • Minimum one (1) year of newsroom experience
  • Commitment to journalistic standards of ethics and accuracy
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Basic computer knowledge/word processing skills
  • General knowledge and interest in local, national and world news
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency with Facebook, Twitter and emerging social media 
A Bachelor’s degree with a major in journalism is also preferred. This position is full-time and will require working a flexible schedule that includes nights and holidays.
Contact:
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/
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