Weekend News Assignment Editor - 7531

Eugene, OR

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Weekend News Assignment Editor - 7531

KVAL are seeking a detail oriented, aggressive, energetic, and creative part-time News Assignment Editor!


Skills and Experience:



  • Assign and track news crews

  • Identify and develop daily content

  • Write and post content to station website and social media sites

  • Listen to scanners and react to breaking news, make beat checks, monitor web sites and social media, react to developing news

  • Develop and maintain contacts and sources to enterprise story ideas


Requirements and Qualifications:



  • Minimum of 1 year of news experience

  • Commitment to journalistic standards of ethics and accuracy

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Basic computer knowledge/word processing skills

  • General knowledge and interest in local, national and world news

  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Proficiency with Facebook, Twitter and emerging social media platforms

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in journalism is also preferred


Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!