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Assignment Editor


Location: Houston, TX

Contact Name: Graham Media Group

Job Description

Category: Media - Journalism - Newspaper
Position/Title: Assignment Editor

KPRC TV Channel 2 News, is searching for its next Full-time News Assignment Editor. The ideal candidate must know how to use modern technology, especially social media, and must be able to dig for a story from start to finish. If you're a great multi-tasker and thrive in a fast paced environment we want to hear from you!

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 1/10/2019
Closing Date: 2/9/2019
City: Houston
State: Texas

Responding quickly and efficiently to Breaking News
Setting up News stories
Dispatches News crews
Helps plan daily and long term coverage
Monitors websites and social media sources
Communicates the editorial and operational needs of the assignment desk to crews and reports
Monitors and advances developing stories
Answers incoming calls, makes beat calls


2+ years’ experience working in local television news required
Ability to demonstrate journalistic judgment and skills, including the ability to write news copy for digital platforms and for broadcast
Must be able to adapt and work in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment.
Must be able to work weekends and holidays as needed
4 year College degree preferred but not required

Contact: Mike Lopez (

KPRC-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In addition to complying with the requirements of federal law, KPRC-TV will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check and pre-employment drug screen.