Assignment Editor
E. W. Scripps Company - Southfield, MI

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The Assignment Editor is responsible for managing news assignments, coordinating logistics, monitoring news wires and scanners with limited supervision.

§ Plan news coverage as directed by news management

§ Assign crews to stories and breaking news, using appropriate logistical and journalistic judgment

§ Make calls to news sources as needed, gaining appropriate and actionable information

§ Find stories, conduct research and track story ideas in assignment desk computer with emphasis on key brand points

§ Write and post content to the web as required

§ Perform other duties as needed and as directed by news management


Education: High school diploma required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience & Skills: At least two (2) years previous assignment desk and/or newsroom experience, should possess a competitive nature, and have excellent communication skills. Ability to multi-task is essential. Must be flexible to work various shifts and/or weekends.

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