Assignment Editor

May 14, 2014
Jun 13, 2014
Ms. Ursula Perales
Part Time
CCTV AMERICA, the Washington DC-based component of China Central Television’s global 24 hour English language new channel, seeks candidates to fill a new ASSIGNMENT EDITOR position on the Washington news desk.

Qualified candidates must have at least 3-5 years network or major market newsgathering experience and must be capable of efficiently handling multiple breaking news stories in a fast paced network newsroom environment.

Among the duties and responsibilities:
Maintain a keen focus on and awareness of global news events.
Develop and maintain a close familiarity with issues and personalities influencing news events in North and South America.
Possess a clear understanding of electronic newsgathering and TV news production including editorial, logistical and operational techniques.
Dispatch correspondents and camera crew to the scene of global news events.
Adhere to the highest journalistic standards for ethics and responsibility.
Present timely and creative ideas for news coverage.
Possess an understanding of television news agencies and how they function.
Possess and maintain a clear understanding of how social media is used to cover and influence news events.
Maintain excellent oral and written communication skills.
Possess an understanding of and appreciation for a multi-national, multi-cultural work environment.
Ability to easily adapt to other duties and responsibilities required by the Director of News Gathering, Managing Editor and Deputy Managing Editor.

To apply, please send your CV and relevant work to


To apply, please send your CV and relevant work to

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