Sinclair Broadcast Group Weekend Assignment Editor/Associate Producer (Part-time) in Cranston, Rhode Island
Weekend Assignment Editor/Associate Producer (Part-time)
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WJAR NBC 10, Southern New England's News Leader, has an immediate opening for a part-time News Assignment Editor/Associate Producer. The ideal candidate will be someone who lives and breathes breaking news and digital media. In this role, you will be responsible for assigning crews to gather day-to-day digital news content, preparing story items for presentation on NBC 10 and TurnTo10.com, and assist in the efficient operation of the assignment desk.
The successful candidate will manage all aspects of daily news coverage including, but not limited to:
Solid news judgment and the ability to write fast, accurate, and mistake-free copy
Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment
Basic knowledge of digital platforms
Flexibility and on-the-spot problem solving abilities
Fill-in for Assignment Editor or News Producers as needed
Other duties as assigned
Required skills and qualifications include, but are not limited to:
Bachelor's degree, preferably in Journalism, Media, or related area
Commitment to journalistic standards of ethics and accuracy
Strong leadership and communication skills
A positive, helpful, can-do attitude
Basic computer knowledge/word processing skills
Proficiency with Facebook, Twitter and emerging social media
General knowledge and interest in local, national and world news
Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
This position is part-time and will require working a flexible schedule that includes nights and holidays.
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace!
Cranston, Rhode Island, United States