News Assignment Manager (8582)

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KOKH FOX 25, in Oklahoma City, is seeking an aggressive, energetic and creative News Assignment Manager to help lead our newsroom. This position is a key member of our news management team. This position is full-time/exempt and will require working a flexible schedule that includes nights and holidays.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage daily editorial flow, including assigning crews to cover daily news stories and events
  • Help coordinate daily news planning and coverage focusing on enterprise and accountability content
  • Handle logistical & editorial planning of future and long-term events
  • Supervise Assignment Desk staff
  • Review content for accuracy and top journalistic ethical standards
  • Commitment to journalistic standards of ethics and accuracy
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • General knowledge and interest in local, national and world news
  • Ability to work as a team with News Director, Assistant News Director, Executive Producers and Digital team
  • Must thrive under intense deadline pressure
  • Understand newsroom operations and equipment

Experience:

  • At least five years' experience in a television newsroom environment
  • Two years of management experience preferred
  • Basic computer knowledge/word processing skills
  • Proficiency with Facebook, Twitter and emerging social media
  • A Bachelor's degree with a major in journalism is also preferred

No Phone Calls Please. Applicants must apply online to be considered.

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