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WMAQ-TV, NBC 5 Chicago has an opportunity for a News Assignment Editor responsible for handling a variety of News assignment desk operations. WMAQ-TV is an owned and operated television station of NBCUniversal in Chicago.
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcasting, Journalism or related field
Minimum 3 years of experience working on a television News Assignment Desk
Previous work experience requiring organization and research skills.
Must be able to work weekends and evenings
ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be willing to work in Chicago, IL
Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered for this position
Excellent knowledge of Chicago and suburban areas
Ability to work contacts and sources to break stories
Outstanding oral and written communication skills
Excellent organizational and telephone skills
Strong computer skills
Strong News judgment and excellent instincts regarding News content
Ability to react quickly and aggressively in breaking News situations
Multi-task efficiently; a quick thinker who can handle high-pressure situations on a consistent basis
Able to work well and contribute within a strong team environment
Able to work efficiently and productively with initiative and little supervision
Able to contribute within a strong team environment
NBCUOTS – WMAQ
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