Full Time Position: Assignment Editor

JOB TITLE: Assignment Editor

Department: News

Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Location: Nexstar – KRON – San Francisco, CA 94111 US (Primary)
Category: News
Job Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Nexstar Media Group Inc.’s station, KRON4, the San Francisco Bay Area’s Local News Station, seeks an Assignment Desk Editor. The ideal candidate will have a strong editorial voice and an aggressive approach to breaking news. Responsible for generating and developing news stories for both broadcast and web.

This will be a full time, non-union, non-exempt position.

EXPERIENCE:

*2-5 year’s newsroom assignment desk experience preferred

REQUIREMENTS:

*Demonstrated ability to work with writers, reporters on story development

*Possess an aggressive commitment to breaking news and desire to beat the competition

*Be able to make important editorial decisions quickly, work well under pressure

*Have strong communication skills and be a proven newsroom leader

*Play an active role with station web site and use of social media facilitate news coverage

*Management reserves the discretion to add or modify job duties as required

*Must be a self-starter, hard worker, have a great attitude, and be versatile and efficient

Qualified applicants can apply online at https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/search

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