Assignment Editor/Associate ProducerSubmitted by paveyard on March 5, 2012 - 5:25pm.
Weekend Assignment Editor/Associate Producer
Eyewitness News is looking for a smart Assignment Editor/Associate Producer with a passion for news. The right candidate will gather news and information for our weekend newscasts, assign and coordinate photographer/reporter news teams and live crews, monitor police/fire scanners for breaking news, enterprise original story ideas, and write stories for our website.
During the week, this candidate will work closely with assignment editors and newscast producers to assemble all elements of a newscast which will include brainstorming ideas, writing stories, running teleprompter, preparing scripts, searching for file footage and updating and writing stories for our websites.
Degree in journalism and applicable experience preferred. Must be aggressive, very organized and able to set up story files. Must have great people skills. Working knowledge of the Southern New England area a plus. Must have valid driver’s license.
This person must also be available to fill-in on holidays and to cover vacation shifts.
Send your resume and cover letter on why you are the person for this job to:
25 Catamore Boulevard
East Providence, RI 02914
No phone calls or emails please. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V