POSITION: Advance Editor DEPARTMENT: News
FLSA: Salaried Exempt
LOCATION: Rye Brook, New York
POSITION SUMMARY: The Advance Editor is responsible for pitching, planning, and executing the newsgathering functions, including newsroom assignments, coordinating logistics, monitoring news wires and social media, work autonomously in a complex, live and live-to-tape news operation.
- Run the process of assigning reporters; dispatching and guiding reporters throughout the news gathering process and being an effective liaison between reporters and producers
- Effectively monitor stories from all sources: social media, police, fire and court beats, scanner traffic, all newspapers, wire services, especially content produced by Fios1 News.
- Make calls to press contacts, gaining appropriate and actionable information, building a rolodex of media contacts and sources in the process
- Lead daily story meetings, supply a comprehensive list of all-possible news stories and video sources with coverage plans, and work with the News Director, Executive Producers and Assignment Managers to develop strategy for the morning, afternoon and evening broadcast
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