Assignment Manager

Job Description

The Assignment Manager is responsible for being the lead for incoming news stories which includes information gathering, planning and coordinating news coverage across all station platforms.

Tracks stories from all sources including government agencies, wire services and community groups
Dispatches photographers, reporters and other personnel to cover stories
Coordinates logistics for news personnel
Participates in daily story meetings and supplies a comprehensive list of all possible news stories and works with the News Director to develop plans for all broadcasts
Assists in development, planning and follow-up of all news stories
Edits video clips as assigned
Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms
Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites
Performs other duties as assigned

Required Skills

Requirements & Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
Minimum two years’ experience in news operations
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Flexibility to work any shift

Education Required

Degree in Broadcasting, Journalism or a related degree.

Benefits

Health, Dental, Vision, Sick/Vacation, 401K

How to Apply

All applicants must apply online:
https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar
Upload your cover letter and resume.

Station:
WTWO

Location:
Farmersburg, IN

Employment Type:
Full-time

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