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Assignment Editor

New York, NY, USA


Job Type


About the Role

This individual is a critical member of our newsroom whose responsibilities involve assigning crews, reporters, gathering information about developing news stories, and actively identifying and generating original high-impact stories that reflect the diversity of our audience.

Handle all inquiries and requests from a variety of individuals and organizations.

Work closely with news managers, producers, and other assignment editors to coordinate coverage of breaking and daily stories.

Identifying social media content for news stories and getting permission for use

Interact with viewers daily on the phone and on social media.

COMPENSATION: $60.0961 to $64.9038 per hour


  • Knowledge of police scanners and online newsgathering

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience


  • Minimum of 2 years of TV newsroom experience

About the Company

WABC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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