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: KNTVJobs@nbc.com
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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.
- 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
- 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
- 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: KNTVJobs@nbc.com