The Assignment Editor is responsible for planning, preparing, setting-up and executing The Weather Channels content and coverage across all platforms including network, the website and mobile. This includes coverage of scheduled newsworthy weather-related events as well as spot weather news and breaking stories. This role will act as a liaison between The Weather Channel and all NBC News divisions. ·Generate great weather-related story ideas-gather and research story ideas. ·Collaborate with producers and meteorologists to create interesting and compelling stories. ·Assign and manage logistics of field crews and talent-post content to our website. ·Monitor feeds and wires. ·Manage user-generated content. ·Gather accurate information from multiple agencies and communicate available material to editorial staff.