Charleston Assignment Editor

WSAZ, the dominant #1 station in Charleston-Huntington, WV, is looking for a full-time Evening Assignment Editor who can also fill in to produce newscasts. The position is based in our Charleston newsroom. The ideal candidate must be able to multi-task and work under deadline pressure.

Duties include:
* Develop stories and gather information by maintaining contact with sources, including police and government agencies.

* Respond aggressively to breaking news.
Write news stories for newscasts and web, and post to social media platforms.

* Coordinate crews in the field and communicate updates to news staff and management.

* Help manage news planner.

* Fill in to produce other newscasts, as needed.

Skills, experience and education:
* BA in Journalism or related field.
* Previous experience in a newsroom.
* Must be versed in broadcast and digital writing styles.
* Must be able to work evenings.
* Ability to handle high stress and deadline pressure.

Qualify applicants should apply at:
www.gray.tv/applynow

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