Sinclair Broadcast Group Assignment Editor in Schenectady, New York

Assignment Editor

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Job Description

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WRGB CBS6 has an immediate opening for an aggressive Assignment Editor. It's an exciting time to be in the Albany/Schenectady/Troy television market. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing daily assignments, breaking news and enterprise reporting. You will monitor scanners, social media/digital platforms, as well as handle day-to-day logistics. You will attend daily planning meetings with the News Director, Assistant News Director and Executive Producer.

The ideal candidate is passionate about local news. You must be able to multi-task and manage your time in order to put together an exciting coverage plan. You must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment.

Required Skills

The candidate must have strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and the ability to execute news strategies and goals. Flexibility and on-the-spot problem solving abilities are a must. Journalism degree preferred.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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Job Location

Schenectady, New York, United States

Company Location

HR.WRGB/WCWN.Albany NY.Schenectady.NY

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