Assignment Editor, KNXV – JR026549

August 25, 2021 by Comments Off on Assignment Editor, KNXV – JR026549

E.W. Scripps Media Inc d/b/a KNXV-TV ABC15 and KASW-TV CW61

KNXV, Phoenix’s ABC affiliate, is on the hunt for a passionate Assignment Editor. If you love news and are a great storyteller, we want to speak with you ASAP. In this position you will be responsible for scouting and researching stories, managing newsroom assignments and field crews, writing great stories, and producing digital content for our web, mobile, and social platforms.

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

> Plan news coverage as directed by news management.

> Dispatch crews to stories and breaking news, using appropriate logistical and journalistic judgement.

> Monitor news wires and scanners.

> Make calls to news sources as needed, gaining appropriate and actionable information.

> Assist in finding stories, doing research, and tracking story ideas in assignment desk computer with emphasis on key brand points.

> Publishing of online content.

> Perform other duties as needed and as directed by news management.

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

> Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related discipline.

> 3-5 years of experience in broadcast or similar industry preferred.

> Basic computer skills; non-linear and production techniques.

 

WHAT YOU’LL BRING:

> Must be an organized, self-starter who can work independently.

> Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

> Understanding of the principles of responsible journalism.

> Ability to work well with others in a team-based environment.

> Ability to write effectively.

 

SCRIPPS’ COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION:
At Scripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve. We are intentional about creating an environment where employees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspired to reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each person’s diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scripps leaders believe that an equitable and inclusive culture is not only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative. Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at scripps.com.

 

ABOUT SCRIPPS:
The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nation’s fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

To apply for this job please visit scripps.com.