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E.W. Scripps Company

The E. W. Scripps Company is a diverse media concern with interests in newspaper publishing, broadcast television stations and syndication.Scripps operates daily and community newspapers in 13 markets, and 19 broadcast TV stations.Scripps also operates Scripps Howard News Service and United Media, the worldwide syndication home of Dilbert, Marmaduke and 150 other features and characters. Read More

Address      312 Walnut Street 2800 Scripps Center Cincinnati, OH 45202
Website      www.scripps.com
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Assignment Editor

WFTS-TV, a Scripps owned ABC affiliate in sunny Tampa is seeking an experienced dynamic assignment editor. Successful candidate will be organized, able to multi-task and have strong knowledge of journalism ethics. The Assignment Editor is responsible for managing newsroom assignments, coordinating logistics, monitoring news wires and scanners. Key Activities The primary processes you conduct in your role:  Plan news coverage as directed by news management  Assign crews to stories and breaking news, using appropriate logistical and journalistic judgement  Make calls to news sources as needed, gaining appropriate and actionable information  Assist in finding stories, doing research and tracking story ideas in assignment desk computer with emphasis on key brand points  Write and post content to the web as required  Perform other duties as needed and as directed by news management Skills: 1. College degree from accredited university. Major in industry related field, i.e. broadcast, journalism. 2. Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office 3. Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast paced environment 4. 2 - 3 years experience in medium to large market broadcast station 5. Ability to work variety of shifts and overtime including holidays

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