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Nexstar's station, KRON4, the San Francisco Bay Area's Local News Station, seeks an Assignment Editor/ Digital Content Producer who can and wants to be part of a dynamic news program on multi-platforms. Candidate must have excellent journalistic judgement and understands the urgency of news. With a priority on breaking news, must know how to use time efficiently and effectively to provide thorough coverage. Must be an effective decision maker and problem solver who enjoys tackling a challenge. Must be self-starter, creative and not afraid of innovation. This person will have access to various technology resources so understanding and using new computer programs and equipment is imperative. As a power producer, candidate must be a good communicator and ready to be a team leader.
This candidate's responsibilities will include but is not limited to creating newscasts, writing, video desktop editing, creating graphics, and program execution.
This will be a part-time, non-union, non-exempt position.
Write news stories for multi-platforms
Edit, view and approve scripts plus video clips and graphics
Work the assignment desk
Use social media to find breaking and trending stories
Be prepared to dispatch crews for breaking news
Be able to research stories, make editorial decisions whether reporters should be assigned story
Communicate clearly and effectively with reporters/anchors, assignment editors, directors, newsroom staff
Management reserves the discretion to add or modify job duties as required
3 - 5 years' experience producing newscasts
Demonstrate ability to use state of the art, live and graphic technologies, digital editing systems, and to work with writers, reporters and assignment editors on story development
Knowledge of newsroom computer-based systems helpful: ENPS, Adobe Premiere, BitCentral Oasis/Precis, Chyron Hugo, Google Docs, Latakoo
College degree or equivalent in journalism/communications or broadcasting preferred
Must be a self-starter, hard worker, have a great attitude, and be versatile and efficient
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!
Nexstar Media Group