WROC-TV 8 Assignment Editor - PT in Rochester, New York

Order#: NY1229033
Location: Rochester Title: Assignment Editor - Part time

Position Summary: WROC-News 8, a CBS Affiliate, seeks an assertive and proactive Part-Time Assignment Editor to join their News Department. This individual will interact with viewers, monitor developing
news, assign daily news stories, and post stories online.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
-Tracks and monitors news stories from all sources including government agencies, wire services, and community groups.
-Assigns and dispatches Photographers, Reporters and other personnel to cover stories.
-Participates in daily meetings and communicates a comprehensive list of all possible news stories/story leads.
-Works closely with on-air team and studio crew to ensure on-air broadcast and studio objectives are being met.
-Assists in developing, planning, and editing of news stories.
-Works closely with the News Management and Engineering team to ensure broadcasts objectives are being met.
-Creates graphics and edits video clips used during newscasts.
-Sets up and operates studio cameras during live broadcasts, and related equipment.
-Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws.
-Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:
-Bachelor's degree in Communications, or equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
-Minimum two years experience in news operations.
-Fluency in English; excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
-Demonstrates excellent customer service skills and interpersonal skills.
-Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
-Flexibility to work any shift, weekend availability required.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Part-Time Assignment Editor must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally
controlled conditions. The Part-Time Assignment Editor must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

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