News Administrative Assistant

Los Angeles, California
Feb 13, 2019
Metro Area
Los Angeles
Full Time


Acts as Administrative Assistant to News Management and is responsible for providing organization, administrative and secretarial support. Primary input responsibility for several website needs of the newsroom.

  • To assist in preparation of work schedules for writers, reporters, and other non-technical newsroom employees.
  • To track requests for days off and sick leave and keep records documenting the requests and usage.
  • To enter and update information on the website regarding feature elements in the newscasts.
  • To distribute mail to the department and to open and track mail sent to the News Director.
  • To answer and screen telephone calls to the News Director.
  • To set-up and maintain records and files in the News Director’s office.
  • To organize, order, and maintain all newsroom consumables such as pens, notepads, and the like.
  • Must have at least a high school education.
  • Requires knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Requires understanding of department and company policies, procedures and operations.
  • Requires ability to use standard computer programs such as Microsoft Office Suite and related computer hardware.
  • Requires effective communication skills and the ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities.
  • Requires ability to maintain confidentiality regarding newsroom operations discussed with news management.


  • No budget responsibility.


KTLA will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.




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