FT Assignment Editor
KSTU-Fox 13Salt Lake City, UT
Full Time Job
KSTU Fox 13 News in Salt Lake City, Utah has an immediate opening for an experienced Assignment Editor.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about news, an expert multi-tasker, and able to enterprise unique and compelling story ideas on a daily basis. They will be expected to prepare and participate in editorial meetings, manage multiple field crews and live assets, coordinate complex logistics, and interact with viewers, public information officers and media relations professionals to ensure outstanding news coverage.
The ideal candidate will have a comprehensive knowledge of reporting, sourcing, transparency and journalism ethics. Familiarity and comfort with Twitter and Facebook are required, and the candidate should understand how social media is an asset to a news organization.
Candidate should also have extensive experience monitoring police and emergency scanners, fielding multiple phone calls and emails, and making quick decisions under tight deadlines.
A college degree and a minimum of two years of television news experience is preferred. Digital content management experience a plus.
Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Due to the volume of applications received, we will not be able to verify receipt of your resume or applications. A KSTU/Fox 13 representative will contact you for a phone or in-person interview, should your application be selected.