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5/2/17 - PLANNING PRODUCER/ASSIGNMENT EDITOR (Regular Full Time / Orlando, FL) PLANNING - Plan coverage and produce content for all newscasts. Work closely with executive producers, producers and reporters to ensure that stories are enterprised and accommodated in newscasts. Daily duties include researching story ideas, booking guests, conducting interviews, and producing stories & segments for the newscasts. Understand the logistics of the assignment desk and the needs of a newscast through a producer’s eyes. Work with web site in developing stories, segments and projects to work in conjunction with newscasts. EDITOR: Responsible for gathering story info from various news sources and determining the newsworthiness. Make decisions on what stories to cover and assign/dispatch crews. Keep news staff apprised of breaking news and changes in assignments. Make beat check calls to law enforcement and other governmental agencies. Communicate with affiliates to ensure continuity in coverage. Coordinate coverage of special events. College degree in broadcast journalism or other related field. Previous assignment desk and/or producing experience preferred. Must be well organized and able to manage multiple projects. Must demonstrate outstanding news judgment and good news writing skills. Must be able to deal effectively with people. Must be able to work well in a fast paced environment. Working knowledge of newsroom computers and the Internet. Overtime, holidays and varied hours required.

5/2/17 - ASSIGNMENT EDITOR (Regular Full Time / Orlando, FL): Responsible for gathering story info from various news sources and determining the newsworthiness. Make decisions on what stories to cover and assign/dispatch crews. Keep news staff apprised of breaking news and changes in assignments. Plan news stories for future coverage and coordinate coverage for special events. Make beat check calls to law enforcement and other governmental agencies. Communicate with affiliates to ensure continuity in coverage. Write, edit and post stories on the station’s website and social media platforms; on-air, on-line, in-mobile and social. A minimum of two years’ experience in TV news, including assignment desk experience preferred. Must be well organized and able to manage multiple projects. Must demonstrate outstanding news judgment and good news writing skills. Must be able to deal effectively with people. Must be able to work well in a fast paced environment. Overtime, holidays and varied hours required.

5/2/17 - ASSISTANT NEWS DIRECTOR (Regular Full Time / Orlando, FL): Oversee the day-to-day news gathering operation for department of 80+ producing more than 55 hours of broadcast news per week. Oversee digital content and initiatives as well as the integration with television and all digital media/social platforms. Will be involved in all phases of newsroom management including hiring, budgeting and formatting Good people skills and strong leadership abilities are essential. Seasoned broadcast journalist with prior news management experience preferred. Must be well versed in organizational and personnel matters. Detail oriented. Outstanding story telling skills. Knowledge of newsroom computer systems and the Internet.

5/2/17 - ASSOCIATE PRODUCER (Regular Full Time / Orlando, FL): Write stories for news programs and use across the station’s digital platforms, including text stories, photos, links and related information. Select appropriate video and sound for stories on air. Assist anchors, reporters and producers in preparing stories for broadcast and the web. Produce newscasts as needed under management supervision. Seek out and identify engaging content and post on the station’s social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Work with the assignment desk in gathering information from various news sources and determining the newsworthiness. Keep news staff apprised of breaking news and changes in assignments. Make beat check calls to law enforcement and other governmental agencies. Communicate with affiliates to ensure continuity of coverage. College degree in an applicable discipline such as broadcast journalism or equivalent job experience. Strong creative writing skills and news and editorial judgment are a must. Must be proficient in social media and have an eye for content that will engage viewers on social media. Must be well organized, able to manage multiple projects and work well under deadline pressure. Must be able to deal effectively with people. Working knowledge of newsroom computer systems, the Internet, graphic and production equipment, and ENG & SNG remotes is strongly preferred.