WKMG Newsroom Assignment Desk
The ideal candidate is a motivated, detailed-oriented news professional with an attitude to match their drive.
Identify and gather information for news stories from a variety of sources such as public safety scanners, phone calls, public agencies, companies and other news media.
Exhibit excellent interpersonal skills with all sectors of the newsroom, including broadcast, digital, production and more.
Maintain strong people and communication skills in a competitive, pressurized environment and work under intense deadline pressure.
Organize news-related information necessary to the decision-making process in a television/digital news operation, dispatch and coordinate human and technical resources for news coverage.
Organize information for the use of reporters, photographers, writers and producers.
Seek out and find enterprise and exclusive story ideas for newscasts.
Discretion, maturity and composure, especially under pressure.
Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays.
Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to the company.
Reports to News Director.
Communications or Journalism degree from a four-year university preferred.
Minimum of two years newsroom experience.
A passion for breaking news with sound news judgment.
Demonstrated ability to manage people and other resources.
Ability to work in fast paced environment with daily deadlines and changing priorities.
LOCATION OF POSITION:
4466 JOHN YOUNG PARKWAY
ORLANDO, FL 32804
TO APPLY, PLEASE CONTACT: Send resume to Assignment Manager Robert Brown at . NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE