Assignment Editor

Posted by KUSI 9 News

San Diego, CA
Posted: 2017-11-20


KUSI 9 News in San Diego is looking for a qualified Assignment Editor for AM or PM shift.


Job Responsibilities:  Will Assign reporters and photographers to stories, develops a network of news sources in all fields, sets up stories in advance, must be well informed on current events, reads daily newspapers, and watches other news programs regularly, routinely checks beat checks for possible stories, keeps Executive Producer and producers informed on stories and the progression of stories, takes viewers calls with complaints and story ideas and assists in setting feeds of news stories.  Looking for a minimum of 1-2 years as an assignment editor in a newsroom.


Necessary Skills: Excellent communication and organizational skills, MUST be able to work in a fast paced environment, make decisions under pressure, able to work in a highly stressful environment, maintain professional composure at all times and able to multi-task.


You can apply for the positon on our Website at, click on “Only on KUSI” and then go to “Current Job Opportunities”.  Don’t forget to attach your resume to your On-line Application.  Once we have had a chance to review your application we will be in touch with you should we have any questions regarding your application and qualifications for the position.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer