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Weekend Assignment Editor/Associate Producer

Buffalo, NY, USA

WIVB

Job Type

Television

About the Role

The Assignment Editor is responsible for finding, researching, and confirming news content for broadcast and digital platforms. You will also handle communication, distribution, and logical tasks, including assigning photographers and reporters, monitoring scanners and social media feeds, answering phone calls and emails.

The Associate Producer is responsible for contributing story ideas, writing stories and segments, and compiling elements to support those stories.

COMPENSATION: $17.00 - $19.00 hourly

Requirements

  • 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

  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment

  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and multitask.

Experience

  • Minimum two years’ experience in news operations

About the Company

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

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