Telemundo 48 (KSTS) in San Jose, CA, is currently seeking an Assignment Editor. The successful candidate will assist in the efficient operation of the assignment desk.
He / she will also assist in the production of newscasts, and when required, will produce these shows.
Coordinate interviews and logistics for field crews
Facilitate the news gathering process and ensure comprehensive coverage of all news stories across all of platforms, including, but not limited to broadcast, digital and web
Participate in editorial meetings; develop interesting story ideas using strong editorial judgment
Develop enterprise story ideas consistent with the news brand
Cultivate contacts important to news coverage in the Bay Area, including law enforcement
Monitor police and emergency scanners and electronic / printed sources for news and disseminate the information to appropriate newsroom personnel
Cooperate with and support news and online platforms as assigned
Produce newscast when required
Qualifications / Requirements