FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC. dba KTVU Assignment Editor in Oakland, California
Independently generate news stories within KTVUand#39;s standards and guidelines. Research and develop local news stories. Monitor wire services, mail, phone beats, radios, social media sites etc., for breaking news stories. At the direction of news management, gather background material and set-up news stories for reporters and photographers. Contribute to stationand#39;s social media platforms, creating content and breaking news on various platforms. Evaluate and list newsworthy events in computerized assignment planning files. Work closely with news management, news reporters, producers, web department and photographers to cover news events and breaking news. Work with FOX station group and other affiliated partners to provide video for feeds and/or coordinate coverage of events.Provide direction to news crews in the field. Maintain a future file and beat check for news material. Work with news staff to gather elements needed for news packages and online content. Develop outside news sources and contacts. Work with the news management team on continuing efforts to upgrade the news generating capabilities of KTVU. Must be aware of the development and urgency of news events and have the ability to cover and translate those stories into maximum viewer interest. Other duties assigned as deemed necessary and appropriate.