Position Title:
News Assignment Editor

Date of Opening:
2013-06-25

Date Posting Expires:
2013-07-19

Company:
PNS - KPRC-TV 2

FT/PT:
Full Time

Location of Position:
P. O. Box 2222
Houston, Texas

General Position Description:
KPRC TV Local 2, the Post Newsweek owned - NBC station in Houston, Texas is looking for a News Assignment Editor, full-time.

Responsibilities:
Job duties include but are not limited to, responding quickly and efficiently to breaking news, setting up news stories, dispatching crews, helping plan daily and long term coverage, monitoring websites and social media sources, communicating the editorial and operational needs of the assignment desk to crews and reporters, answering phones, making beat calls and monitoring and advancing developing stories.

NOTE: All of the essential functions of this position are not necessarily described in this posting.

Qualifications:
1-2 years experience in local and network television news required
Ability to demonstrate basic journalistic judgment and skills including the ability to write news copy
College degree preferred

Comments:
Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-employment alcohol and drug screening, investigative background check, employment/education verifications and reference checks. You must hold a valid driver's license and be insurable under Texas Law.

To apply, please send resume to:

Human Resources
cgeyen@kprc.com
KPRC Local 2/Click2Houston
8181 Southwest Freeway
Houston, Texas 77074

EOE/DRUG-FREE

Contact Information:

Name or Department:
Human Resources

Address:
P. O. Box 2222 Houston, Texas 77252

Email:
cgeyen@kprc.com

Telephone:
713-778-4748

Fax:
713-778-8995