WAFF is seeking a full-time Assignment Editor. The Assignment Editor must be a team player with a great attitude and bring professionalism, personality, energy, confidence, and team spirit. Our AE is focused on multi-platform news gathering and dissemination, meaning we need an excellent multitask-oriented individual. Must be very comfortable with handling all details of news coverage.
This is an active severe weather market, so experience in covering severe weather situations is beneficial. Our AE will communicate in a calm and reassuring manner during what can be very stressful situations. We need someone who will generate original stories and develop follow-up stories for upcoming multiplatform distribution. AE must maintain contact lists and story files. Must develop new contact with government agencies (city, state, federal) and public relations representatives. Finally, we are looking for someone proficient in programs and platforms, including ENPS, Outlook, Crowdtangle, Oasis, BitCentral, Alacourt, Pacer, Live Link, Live U, Police Scanners, 2-way Radio, Phone Etiquette.
If you meet the qualifications and can contribute to a team atmosphere at a high level we would love to hear from you! To apply, please send your resume and links to your work to: https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V