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Assignment Editor/writer Overnights

Posted on 07/20/22 9:13 by KFOR
location Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
time Full Time
Job Start Date: Immediate opening
applications 0 Applications

LOCATION:                          KFOR-TV                                                           

POSTING DATE:                 7/18/2022

POSITION TITLE:               Overnight Writer/Assignment Editor                     

REPORTS TO:                      News Management

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Assignment Editor/Writer answers newsroom phone calls, monitors scanners, dispatches news crews to cover stories and helps our overnight Producers write stories for our early morning newscasts.

 

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS:

 

1.       Aid Producers in writing news stories for KFOR/KAUT newscasts.

2.       Monitor scanners for breaking news

3.       Interact, in a positive manner, with viewers via telephone and email

4.       Dispatch crews to stories

5.       Post breaking news to KFOR.com

 

Candidates with the following abilities are preferred:

  • Strong writing ability.
  • Calm under pressure.
  • Great at multi-tasking.
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    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

     

  • Ability to work weekends, unusual shifts and holidays.
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    STATEMENT ABOUT OTHER DUTIES:

    This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.

     

    Contact: Apply by going to the link listed below and then filter the job search by location (US-OK-Oklahoma City). This will allow you to view all current postings for KFOR jobs.

     

    Apply at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar

     

     Nexstar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     



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