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Assignment Editor

Post Date:May 20, 2019Type:Full time
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Location: United States - New York - New York Job Reference:669517BR
Job Description:

WABC-TV Eyewitness News is looking for an experienced, creative and aggressive assignment desk editor to join New York’s #1 Station. Candidate must possess strong editorial judgment and be able to react quickly to breaking news both editorially and logistically. In this role, the assignment desk editor will also monitor trending digital sources, which includes content and social monitoring platforms like “CrowdTangle” in addition to uncovering engaging content that drives social engagement on all our ABC7NY platforms. Must be able to identify follow-up stories, build sources, quickly access research information and direct crews in a high-pressure environment.  Complete knowledge of the New York Metropolitan Area is essential. Must be willing and able to work flexible hours and under tight deadline pressure.

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WABC-TV, an owned station of ABC, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Contact Information
Rebecca Ressy
7 Lincoln Square
New York, NY 10023
United States
Ph: 9172607123

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