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Assignment Editor for NBC TV in San Jose

One of the largest enter­tain­ment com­pa­nies in the world needs an Assign­ment Edi­tor for their tele­vi­sion sta­tion in the Bay Area locat­ed in San Jose Cal­i­for­nia. This is a free­lance position.

Apply for the Assign­ment Edi­tor posi­tion by send­ing a cov­er let­ter and resume to:

The NBC Uni­ver­sal Story

NBC Uni­ver­sal is one of the world’s lead­ing media and enter­tain­ment com­pa­nies in the devel­op­ment, pro­duc­tion, and mar­ket­ing of enter­tain­ment, news and infor­ma­tion to a glob­al audience.

With a his­to­ry going back to 1912 it was found­ed by Carl Laemm­le’s when his Inde­pen­dent Mov­ing Pic­tures Com­pa­ny merged with five oth­er film com­pa­nies to cre­ate the Uni­ver­sal Film Man­u­fac­tur­ing Com­pa­ny, head­ed by Laemm­le. For the first time, a sin­gle enti­ty encom­passed all facets of the movie indus­try: pro­duc­tion, dis­tri­b­u­tion, and exhibition.

The NBCU­ni­ver­sal News Group is the most influ­en­tial and respect­ed port­fo­lio of on-air and dig­i­tal news prop­er­ties in the world, reach­ing more than 120M view­ers each month.

The Group includes NBC News, a broad­cast leader of glob­al news and infor­ma­tion for over 75 years and home to such respect­ed  pro­grams as “NBC Night­ly News with Lester Holt,” “Today” and “Meet the Press;” MSNBC, the pre­miere des­ti­na­tion for in-depth analy­sis of dai­ly head­lines, insight­ful polit­i­cal com­men­tary and informed per­spec­tives reach­ing more than 95 mil­lion house­holds world­wide; CNBC, the rec­og­nized world leader in busi­ness news reach­ing approx­i­mate­ly 390 mil­lion homes world­wide as well as The Weath­er Chan­nel and dig­i­tal plat­forms includ­ing NBC News Dig­i­tal,, The NBCU­ni­ver­sal News Group also extends on NBC News and CNBC Radio, and its nation­wide net­work of owned and affil­i­ate stations.

Assign­ment Edi­tor – Free­lance need­ed in San Jose California

NBC Bay Area is seek­ing an expe­ri­enced free­lance Assign­ment Edi­tor to join our team.  The suc­cess­ful can­di­date will con­ceive research and coor­di­nate news cov­er­age for reporters and field crews as well as work with man­age­ment, pro­duc­ers, writ­ers, and pro­duc­tion staff on the devel­op­ment of news sto­ries.  The free­lance Assign­ment Edi­tor will estab­lish a strong net­work of con­tacts and sources across the Bay Area; con­duct reg­u­lar beat checks with local offi­cials and pub­lic safe­ty orga­ni­za­tions; book guests for live and record­ed inter­views; per­form back­ground, skip-trac­ing and data­base search­es as well as write con­tent for NBC Bay Area’s dig­i­tal platforms.


Basic Qual­i­fi­ca­tions:

  • Min­i­mum of 2 years’ expe­ri­ence work­ing as an Assign­ment Editor
  • Will­ing­ness to work long hours, overnights, over­time and week­ends if necessary
  • Excel­lent com­put­er skills and expe­ri­ence in com­put­er-assist­ed reporting
  • Strong writ­ing and research skills
  • Expe­ri­ence work­ing as a field producer

Eli­gi­bil­i­ty Requirements

  • Must be will­ing to work in San Jose, CA
  • Must have unre­strict­ed work autho­riza­tion to work in the Unit­ed States
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License

Desired Char­ac­ter­is­tics

  • Abil­i­ty to per­form sim­ple shoot­ing and edit­ing of video


  • Based on Qualifications

Apply for the Free­lance Assign­ment Edi­tor posi­tion by send­ing a cov­er let­ter and resume to:


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