Disney ABC Television Group Multi-Platform Assignment Editor, KFSNTV in Fresno, California

KFSN-TV ABC30, the Disney/ABC-owned television station in Fresno has an opening for an ambitious, hardworking content editor to work on our assignment desk who can organize, coordinate and help drive the news operations for our top rated television, website, and social media platforms. Previous experience is not required. This could be an excellent opportunity for someone looking to get his or her foot in the door and get started in a career in journalism.

Responsibilities : The person in this role will be more than a traditional assignment editor. This person will be a content creator – either directly writing for our platforms, or in a supporting role by helping execute the vision of newsroom producers and editors. The role requires a focus on multi-platform storytelling.

In this role, you will:

•Dispatch crews to cover breaking news stories.

•Publish content to website and social media accounts.

•Assemble daily news plans, including reporter/photographer assignments.

•Vet incoming news tips and coordinate story gathering

•Monitor law enforcement and emergency responder scanner traffic to alert newsroom to breaking news.

Basic Qualifications :

This person must be able to multi-task, skillfully using social media and digital tools to research and discover stories. This role requires exceptional organizing and planning skills. Willingness to work various shifts is a must.

Job ID: 626907BR

Location: Fresno,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.