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Assignment Editor

KSAT

Location: San Antonio, TX

Contact Name: Kathy Felix

Job Description

KSAT 12 NEWS, the Graham Media Group, Inc. owned – ABC station in SAN ANTONIO is looking a Nightside News Assignment and Content Editor.   This position opens October 2017  

KSAT12 News is looking for an Assignments Editor to join our top-rated NightBeat news team and help lead the nightside Assignments Desk. We want someone who lives for breaking news, has exceptional news judgement, is highly organized, is an effective communicator, is efficient and is an excellent planner. The right person for this role is a news rock star, motivated to win and capable of motivating others in order to get the best from our staff. Our next Assignments Editor will be responsible for handling logistics for multiple field crews, developing sources in the community, working with reporters, photographers, producers, editors, web journalists and our social media team to cover the news of the day as well as generating, researching and developing enterprise stories for on-air, online and social platforms. You’ll need to be able to see the big picture and understand the content demands of a multi-platform newsroom, all while developing, researching and producing stories from the assignments desk. This person must have an understanding of the importance of social media in crowd-sourcing, story development and story follow-through. They will be responsible for posting stories and updating the station website as well as mall social and digital platforms.        

RESPONSIBILITIES

1-2 years’ experience in local and network television news required.

Possess a working knowledge of journalistic ethics, libel and privacy laws.

Ability to demonstrate solid journalistic judgment and skills including the ability to write news copy for all platforms.

College degree preferred

Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening, investigative background check, employment/education verifications and reference checks. 

To apply, please send resume to:

Bernice Kearney, News Director

bkearney@ksat.com

Location:

KSAT 12

1408 N St Mary’s

San Antonio, TX 78215

No Phone Calls Please

KSAT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In addition to complying with the requirements of federal law, KSAT will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination.