Kforce Assignment Editor in Bristol, Connecticut

A Kforce client is seeking an Assignment Editor in Bristol, Connecticut (CT). The Assignment Editor I will coordinate the efforts of freelance and staff reporters and associated production/technical personnel in worldwide electronic sports coverage to provide visual sports/news program material for all aspects. Responsibilities:

  • Oversees all details of specific projects as assigned by Assignment Manager and International Coordinating Producers

  • Recommends and suggests appropriate production and editorial emphasis, and techniques to field reporters to enhance coverage and story impact

  • Responsible for keeping constant communication between International and Domestic efforts relating to sports news or news coverage

  • Gathers news; disseminates information among all other production staff; acting as liaison for inter-show, and inter-corporate dealings; planning for show/company events; hires freelance crews; reacts to breaking news stories

  • Reacts to breaking news on an immediate basis

  • Gathers story related materials (sound and video) on a timely basis

  • Being informed and up-to-date on sporting events and sports knowledge

  • Advanced planning for show as well as news gathering projects

  • Daily planning for studio shows - after daily prioritizing of events

  • Coordinates remote and studio events, creating synergy between remote and studio productions

  • Responsible for the booking of ENG and SNG crew/trucks as well as booking satellite and fiber feeds

  • College degree in related Broadcast field required

  • A minimum of two years' experience in a television related field required

  • Strong knowledge of sports, interpersonal skills, technical knowledge of TV production and electronic newsgathering

  • Fluency in Spanish (verbal/read/write)

  • Strong knowledge of Internationals sport

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours