Assignment Desk Editor

Assignment desk

(WTNH) — News 8 is looking for an experienced television News Assignment Desk Editor to lead our assignment desk and daily newsgathering effort.

The ideal candidate will have at least five years of experience of working in a television newsroom (preferably some of that in a top 75 market.) You will know how to help lead an aggressive news operation with all the tools. Demonstrable mastery in assignment desk operations, including story development, logistics of field crews (reporters, photographers and live truck operators) and communicating with all members of the news staff is required.

Knowledge of Connecticut and press contacts is highly desirable. Ability to use computer-based newsgathering tools, including iNews newsroom computer system is a must.

To apply please visit WTNH.COM Jobs and search using the keyword ‘Assignment Editor’