Assignment Editor

Posted by CareerPage

East Peoria, IL
Posted: 2018-01-22


Quincy Media, Inc. has an immediate opening for an assignment editor at our WEEK/HOI affiliate in Peoria, IL. The assignment editor at WEEK/HOI works with everyone in the newsroom to assign and cover news of the day.  But those duties go beyond traditional broadcast news. 


We are looking for an experienced candidate who is a news junkie.  Someone who doesn’t take no for an answer when pursuing a story.  Someone who can manage field crews and thrives in a deadline-driven environment. 

The successful candidate will also be able to work across multiple platforms, including two websites, multiples apps and social media.


The ideal candidate has a strong knowledge of reporting, researching, sourcing and enterprising ideas.  You need to be able to multi-task, communicate effectively with crews and producers, and juggle logistics, including phones, dealing with three network desks ( NBC, ABC,CNN), LiveU technology, tracking scanner traffic and Avid products. 


WEEK-NBC/HOI-ABC is part of Quincy Media, Inc.  We are a family owned company that currently operates 18 television stations doing news, two newspapers and two radio stations.  Quincy is always hiring.

Qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter to:

Perry Boxx
New Director

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer