Assignment Desk Director

Employer
Location
Washington
Posted
Jan 31, 2011
Closes
Mar 02, 2011
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time
C-SPAN is seeking one fulltime Assignment Desk Director to provide direction and coordination for our editorial coverage of events both locally and nationally, supervise the logistical planning of events including local crew scheduling, hiring of remote crews, trucks, studios and booking of feeds, oversee the quality control of our crew hire process and to oversee all aspects of day-to-day desk operations.

Background skills include strong knowledge of public policy and current events, proven editorial decision-making skills, technical knowledge of TV production and electronic news gathering, understanding of C-SPANs programming mission and philosophy, ability to work flexible hours and adapt to changing priorities.

Minimum eight years of related work, experience, including at least two years management experience. Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, Political Science or related field preferred.

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