WTKR/WGNT - Tribune's CBS affiliate in Norfolk, Virginia is recruiting for an assignment desk editor to join its team. The primary focus of the Assignment Editor is to be in charge of the day-to-day operation of the assignment desk, handle radio and telephone communications with reporters, photographers, field producers and outside news sources.
Core Job Functions:
Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities:
Experience in news reporting and gathering. Time management skills to guide, schedule and coordinate work of reporters and photographers. Ability to type, operate police scanner, handle news telephones, and other such equipment.
A degree or equivalent is preferred and/or two to three years’ work experience.
Dexterity to operate buttons and switches on switchboard. Ability to lift up to 20 pounds of materials consisting of books, videotapes, etc. Ability to drive news vehicles.