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Editor, Assignment Desk (NE)

Editor, Assignment Desk (NE)

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US-UT-Salt Lake City
News Operations
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KSTU Fox 13 News in Salt Lake City, Utah has an immediate opening for an Assignment Editor/Digital Content Producer.


We are looking for someone who is passionate about news, the Web and social media, is an expert multi-tasker and able to enterprise unique and compelling story ideas on a daily basis.


As a critical member of the Fox 13 News team, you will be expected to prepare and participate in editorial meetings, manage field crews and live assets, coordinate complex logistics, and interact with viewers, public information officers and media relations professionals to ensure outstanding news coverage.


Additional responsibilities include coordinating newsroom schedules, managing station partnerships, processing expense reports and booking travel.


The ideal candidate will have a comprehensive knowledge of multi-platform news reporting, Associated Press-style writing, sourcing, transparency and journalism ethics. Experience with Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms is required.  The candidate should understand how social media is an asset to a news organization.


A college degree and a minimum of two years of journalism experience is preferred. Digital content management experience a plus. Must be willing to work a variety of hours including early mornings, late evenings and weekends. Must be willing to submit to a background check and have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.


PLEASE APPLY ONLINE AT: and enter job #2017-46227 in the keyword search.




Due to the volume of applications received, we will not be able to verify receipt of your resume or applications. A KSTU/Fox 13 representative will contact you for a phone or in-person interview, should your application be selected.

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit

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