Assignment Editor

Posted by KUSI 9 News

San Diego, CA
Posted: 2019-03-25


KUSI 9 News in San Diego is looking for a qualified Assignments Editor to begin immediately.


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.  Will be assisting producers in getting the daily broadcast on and off the air with minimum amount of problems.  Will tear and distribute scripts to news and production crew, log new tapes for news stories, locate file video requested by producers or reporters, help maintain video library, write teases and stories, other duties as assigned by producers.


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. Ability to write clear, concise English, Computer literate. Must be familiar with Broadcast style writing.


You can apply for the position on our Website at, click on “Get Hired” and then click on “KUSI News Get Hired”.  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