FT Assignments Editor
Fox 31 DenverDenver, CO
Full Time Job
KDVR/KWGN is looking for a dynamic journalist who thrives on breaking news, enterprise stories, and aggressive coverage who is able to join our team as a full-time assignment editor.
The ideal candidate understands how to cover spot news with urgency and attention to detail, and has an understanding of cross-platform, multi-media coverage. Must have excellent news judgment and instincts, with the ability to find stories that will help make our newscasts unique and distinctive.
You must be an excellent communicator, a multi-tasker who can interact effectively with crews in the field and other assignment editors, producers, managers, and additional editorial and technical personnel in the station.
Knowledge of newsroom computer systems, digital newsgathering technology, and satellite booking required. Must be proficient on social media with an understanding of how to best utilize Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms.
You should have the ability to actively cultivate sources for story ideas.
College degree or equivalent major market experience required along with the ability to work various shifts.
Must be willing to submit to a background check
Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
Equal Employment Opportunity