Assignment Editor at Tribune Media

| Sacramento, CA
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The Assignment Editor is responsible for finding, researching and confirming news content for broadcast and digital platforms. You will also handle communication, distribution and logical tasks, including assigning photographers and reporters, monitoring scanners and social media feeds, answering phone calls and emails.

  • Tracks stories from all sources including government agencies, wire services, community groups, and social media
  • Dispatches photographers, reporters and other personnel to cover stories
  • Coordinates logistics for news personnel
  • Participates in daily story meetings and supplies a comprehensive list of content and coverage ideas
  • Assists in development, planning and follow-up of news stories
  • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Minimum two years' experience in news operations
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Flexibility to work any shift
More Information on Tribune Media
Tribune Media operates in the News + Entertainment industry. The company is located in Chicago, IL. Tribune Media was founded in 2021. It has 5001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K) and Employee Stock Purchase Plan. To see all 12 open jobs at Tribune Media, click here.
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