Assignments Editor

Posted by Tribune Broadcasting

Indianapolis, IN
Posted: 2019-04-23


WXIN/WTTV, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Assignment Editor to work in our Indianapolis location.

The Assignment Editor will work with everyone in the News department to assign and cover news of the day.  


  • Monitor scanners and field assignment desk phone calls
  • Receive and investigate news tips; Gather and prepare story items for the newscast
  • Assist and sometimes create the digital reporting on respective web pages and social media accounts
  • Support newscast Producers
  • Manage logistics and assign field crews to cover stories
  • Demonstrate sense of urgency with breaking news
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 2+ years previous assignment desk experience
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

Equal Employment Opportunity


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Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer