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News Assignment Manager

Company: Sinclair Broadcast Group
Location: El Paso
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

KFOX14/CBS4 is seeking a -detail oriented, aggressive, energetic, and creative full-time News Assignment Manager! Skills and Experience:

  • Assign and track news crews
  • Identify and develop daily content
  • Write and post content to station website and social media sites
  • Compelling and accurate writing
  • Listen to scanners and react to breaking news, make beat checks, monitor web sites and social media, react to developing news
  • Develop and maintain contacts and sources to enterprise story ideas
  • Listen for and respond to breaking news
  • Assisting in the efficient operations of the assignment desk
  • Help develop new reporters - Requirements and Qualifications:
    • Minimum of 4 years of assignment desk 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 platforms
    • Bachelor's degree with a major in journalism is also preferred Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Keywords: Sinclair Broadcast Group, El Paso , News Assignment Manager, Executive , El Paso, Texas

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