Job description


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Assignment Desk Editor - KXAS
TV Content & Production
Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations
Job Duties NBCUniversal’s Owned Television station in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, KXAS TV, is looking for a highly organized Assignment Desk Editor. As an NBC5 Assignment Desk Editor, you will gather information and set up stories, react aggressively to breaking news, update our digital platforms including and contribute story ideas.
  Assign reporters, photographers, and other personnel to cover stories
   Monitor social media, police radios, electronic/printed sources for potential news content
   Post stories & content to and NBC5’s social media channels
   Assist producers, reporters, and photographers with researching stories and gathering information
   Answer newsroom phones and respond to viewer e-mails
   Set up and coordinate live remotes inside and outside the building

Basic Qualifications
Minimum 2 years experience working on a television assignment desk
Previous work experience requiring organization and research skills

Additional Job Requirements

Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be willing to work in Dallas/Fort Worth area
Must be 18 years or older
Must have a valid driver’s license
Must have the ability to work any of a 24 x 7 shift
Must be available to work overtime, evenings, weekends and holidays as needed or required
Must accept Solutions as NBCUniversal’s Alternative Dispute Resolution program
Desired Characteristics
Desired Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree preferred
Bi-Lingual English/Spanish
Must work well under pressure.
Knowledge of Dallas-Fort Worth market.
Self-starter with great social media skills and strong news judgment
Ability to work contacts and react quickly and aggressively to breaking news and developing stories

Sub-BusinessNBCUOTS - KXAS
Career Level
CityDallas - Fort Worth
CountryUnited States
About Us
At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.
NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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