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Charleston Assignment Editor
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Jobs in Broadcasting
Job Shift: Evening
Posted: 05/04/2018
Zipcode: 25302
State: West Virginia
Details from Hiring Manager: See post for details
Required Travel: As Assigned
Minimum Education: University
Degree Title: BA in Jpurnalism
Minimum Experience: 1 Year (Previous Newsroom experience )
Job Status
Job Status: Interviewing
Start Publishing: 05/02/2018
No of Jobs: 1
Stop Publishing: 07/25/2018
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Job Description

WSAZ, the dominant #1 station in Charleston-Huntington, WV, is looking for a full-time Evening Assignment Editor who can also fill in to produce newscasts. The position is based in our Charleston newsroom. The ideal candidate must be able to multi-task and work under deadline pressure.


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Duties include:

  • Develop stories and gather information by maintaining contact with sources, including police and government agencies.
  • Respond aggressively to breaking news.
  • Write news stories for newscasts and web, and post to social media platforms.
  • Coordinate crews in the field and communicate updates to news staff and management.
  • Help manage news planner.
  • Fill in to produce newscasts, as needed.
Prefered Skills

Skills, experience and education:

  • BA in Journalism or related field.
  • Previous experience in a newsroom.
  • Must be versed in broadcast and digital writing styles.
  • Must be able to work evenings.
  • Ability to handle high stress and deadline pressure.
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