Assignments/Web Editor - KSAT 12

Status: Full-time position

Location: San Antonio, TX

Deadline Date: 7/30/14

Date Available:

Job Summary: KSAT 12 News is looking for a journalist to join our team as an Assignments Editor/Web Editor. We're looking for someone with a sense of urgency, who's highly organized, passionate about local news, and who understands the growing demands for information in a multi-platform world. The ideal candidate will work effectively with news managers, producers, reporters and editors to create content for our top-rated newscasts, our news website and our social media platforms.

Qualifications: Minimum of one year experience working for a television news station, daily newspaper or in an on-line news environment preferred.
Knowledge of AP style, social media tools, image-editing software a plus.
Strong writing skills, sound editorial judgment and highly developed digital skills.
Abiility to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
Must have excellent people skills, communication skills and possess a positive attitude.
Ability to juggle numerous projects at once in a fast-paced environment with daily deadlines and changing priorities.
Must be able to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays.
College degree in journalism or related field preferred.

Duties: Assist Assignments Manager, Assignments Editor and Newscast Producers with news gathering for broadcast, online and social media platorms.
Answer phones, monitor police radios, make beat checks, set up news stories and dispatch crews in a timely manner.
Produce content for station websites and social media in a fast-paced, breaking news environment.
Write original stories based on station newsgathering.
Participate in the newsgathering process, including news editorial meetings.
Copy-edit stories written by the station staff.
Gather and compile content from station news gathering, including stories, videos and pictures to populate the station website.
Work closely with Producers, Assignment Desk Personnel and news managers.
Other duties as assigned.

To Apply: Contact:
Bernice Kearney
1408 North St. Mary's
San Antonio, TX 78215
bkearney@ksat.com

 

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