Assignments Editor

Website Nexstar Inc.

It’s fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they are doing!

The Assignments Editor answers incoming news calls and assigns daily news stories according to the news personnel available.

Tracks stories from all sources including government agencies, wire services and community groups
Dispatches photographers, reporters and other personnel to cover stories
Coordinates logistics for news personnel
Participates in daily story meetings and supplies a comprehensive list of all possible news stories and works with the News Director to develop plans for all broadcasts
Assists in development, planning and follow-up of all news stories
Edits video clips as assigned
Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms
Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites
Performs other duties as assigned
 Requirements & Skills:


Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
Fluency in English
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Minimum two years’ experience in news operations
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Flexibility to work any shift

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you’ll enjoy your career with us!

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