Weekend Assignment Editor

Kansas City
Dec 18, 2013
Jan 17, 2014
Human Resources
Full Time
You should be naturally curious, like to dig to find the big story of the day. You will write for the web, tweet for the station. You should know how to dig through social media to find that unique story. This position plays a major role in the content decision making for our newsroom.
Should be a good leader, good communicator and like to collaborate.  The Assignment Editor needs to be able to remain calm during the chaos of breaking news and see six steps ahead.
Must be tech savvy. We have all the tools; TVU, live trucks, helicopter, satellite truck, FTP, Skype, Facebook, MMJ gear, and are constantly watching for the next best invention.  Should be able to manage people, equipment and resources.  Scripps is a great company to work for and believes in helping their people grow and promoting them to new opportunities. An ideal candidate would have 3 to 5 years' experience in a TV newsroom.  Qualified candidates can apply online at www.scripps.com/careers Scripps is a leading media enterprise driven to develop and expand its digital strategies, while embracing its rich history in delivering quality journalism and creating valuable marketing environments. It serves communities through television stations, newspapers and Scripps Howard News Service, and enriches the lives and vocabularies of students through the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Creative, talented and energetic employees are leading the way at 19 television stations in major cities such as Denver, San Diego, Detroit, Phoenix, Cleveland, Cincinnati and Tampa. They are serving communities with impactful story-telling, investigations and interactive outreach through newspapers in 13 markets. The Scripps digital group is growing and gaining momentum with new product offerings, enhancements, and technology that give customers more options than ever before to find the information and entertainment they crave.   The EW Scripps Company is an equal opportunity employer

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