The Assignment Editor will be responsible for logistics, and working directly with reporters, photographers, producers, managers and the digital department to cover the news of the day, as well as to generate enterprise stories. Planning and looking ahead is a must. This person MUST possess a sense of urgency, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and have strong news judgment.
The Assignment Editor will monitor police/fire scanners for multiple counties; field phone calls, monitor emails and scan multiple branded social media accounts for news tips from the public. They will be responsible for dispatching crews to cover content for our digital, radio and television platforms. And, will utilize their journalism training to write breaking news, weather and non-urgent content for our digital products, when needed. Must be able to see the big picture, understand the significance of editorial content vs video content and be able to produce stories from the assignment desk. Schedule may include nights, weekends and holidays.
Responsible for logistics 60%
Planning news coverage - 40%
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About Cox Media Group:
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The companyís operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers, and digital sites. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the countryís biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individualís age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Posted 6/5/19.
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