Assignment Editor - KSTP-TV

Hubbard Broadcasting    Saint Paul, MN
Job Description
  • Monitor public safety scanners, fixed cameras, social media and e-mail while answering phones and keeping the newsroom informed of significant events and breaking news.
  • Assist news team in coming up with story ideas and gathering information.
  • Assign and coordinate logistics between news crews and live trucks; coordinate live and tape feeds from trucks and other transportation so stories can be broadcast live.
  • Develop and maintain contacts with law enforcement and fire departments, local government and community organizations to stay updated on current events.
  • Coordinate daily logistics and dispatches crews and multimedia journalists to breaking news.
  • Assist producers, reporters, web producer with story calls, setups and follow ups.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelors in Journalism, Communications or related field.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Advanced critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work in a high pressure environment and with various personalities.
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, knowledge of news and news-makers.
  • Computer literacy required.
  • Must be able to make good decisions quickly; able to articulate choices and communicate those choices to other news department and station employees.
  • Must have good writing skills including grammar and spelling.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

    Tue, 12 Feb 2019 15:27:08 GMT

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