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Job Details

News Assignment Desk Assistant - PT

Company name
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

Green Bay, WI, United States

Employment Type

Journalism, Media, Administrative, Entertainment, Tv

Posted on
May 28, 2021

Valid Through
Sep 10, 2021

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WLUK is seeking a detail oriented, eager and energetic News Assignment Desk Assistant (PT). This position will work weekends in the newsroom with a team of journalists. Duties include answering viewer phone calls and relaying information to team members, updating digital and social media sites. This is an entry level job. The successful candidate will receive extensive paid training.

Skills and Experience:

Relay information to news crews

Follow outlined news plans and respond to changes

Write and post content to station website and social media sites

Dedication to accurate writing

Listen to scanners and react to breaking news, make beat checks, monitor web sites and social media, react to developing news

Listen for and respond to breaking news

Assist in the efficient operations of the assignment desk

Requirements and Qualifications:

Candidates pursuing a degree in journalism or related field preferred

Commitment to journalistic standards of ethics and accuracy

Ability to communicate effectively

Basic computer knowledge/word processing skills

General knowledge and interest in local, national and world news

Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines

Proficiency with Facebook, Twitter and emerging social media platforms

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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