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KOIN 6 a Nexstar Media Group, Inc. Television Station in Portland, Oregon is seeking an experienced assignment editor. The Assignment Editor assigns news stories to news personnel; integrates visual content and audio material to create compelling stories; as well as, completes daily editing projects for multiple platforms.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
* Develop story or content ideas, considering on-air and online audience appeal.
* Research trends and build contacts with key PR people, public information officers, and other newsmakers
* Collaborate with anchors, reporters, and producers on video elements of newscasts.
* Send teams of reporters and news videographers on location to film breaking news
* Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with co-workers in all departments.
* Excellent communication skills.
* Quick and decisive decision-making skills.
* Experience in Web and graphic design software, digital publishing applications and multimedia production software.
* Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods.
* Create alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
* Detail oriented.
Education/Experience: A Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communication, or English and three years’ experience as news assignment editor.
Training/Equipment: Operate newsroom computer system (ENPS). Other web and video skills a plus.
Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: Position requires the operation of computer and editing software. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Must be available to work a variety of shifts.
NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.
ABOUT US: Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN 6 News is Portland’s CBS affiliate, providing local news, network and syndicated entertainment to viewers in Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN 6 News is Watching Out For You with 34 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather and traffic.