Assistant/Weekend Managing Editor

Location
Dallas
Posted
Jan 24, 2014
Closes
Feb 23, 2014
Contact
Ms. Heather Floore
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time
ASSISTANT/WEEKEND MANAGING EDITOR
KDAF-TV is looking for an Assistant/Weekend Managing Editor for NewsFix, an anchorless format expanding to Dallas and currently on in Houston. NewsFix has a unique tone and POV. The Assistant Managing Editor will help drive the engine that gets the show on every day. You’ll work with the Managing Editor, assignment desk, producers and content creators to oversee and manage the story selection process for daily news broadcasts. Responsibilities include approving scripts and content before it goes to air/web. That means you have to be a great writer with sound news judgment—let others learn from your great instincts. Let us know if you:
Have a strong journalistic background BA/BS, with at least 4+ years’ experience in a working news room. Previous News experience in Dallas is a plus.
Excellent verbal/written communication skills, strong organizational abilities and a collaborative work ethic.

Solid leadership and effective management skills and you have creative ideas that you’re ready to roll with.

You need to have an instinct of what’s trending, so you can get ahead of a story or topic. Know what’s buzzing on social media so you can run with it, post it and share it.


KDAF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace. Please list source of referral.

No phone calls please.

Send a resumes and writing samples to: KDAF-TV, 8001 John W. Carpenter Freeway, Dallas, TX 75247 or kdafhr@cw33.com.

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