Disney ABC Television Group Assignment Editor in New York, New York

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.

Responsibilities : 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.

Basic Qualifications :

Candidate must possess strong editorial judgment and be able to react quickly to breaking news both editorially and logistically.

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

Job ID: 605180BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

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