Assignment Editor Resume

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Career Objective:

Grabbing the attention of public through breaking news is a challenge and I love to rise to such tests. With demonstrated skills and abilities in delivering scooped stories, I want to bring the same kind of competencies for the Assignment Editor position for ‘Fox News.’

Summary of Skills:

  • Experience in story development, logistics, and following-up
  • Skilled in investigating stories for news on tips and collect information
  • Skilled in generating story ideas for politics, sports, education, crime, and other fields
  • Ability to manage the TV news station staff and crew
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to use the Internet medium for spreading news
  • Excellent judgment and analysis skills
  • Skilled in processing and monitoring news feeds and wires

Work Experience:

Assignment Editor
Beltec Television, Knoxville, Tennessee
November 2012 – Present

  • Plan, process, analyze, and coordinate news coverage
  • Assign tasks to reporters, photographers, and other team members
  • Decide which news is worth delivering and fix the prime time for broadcasting
  • Coordinate with the local police, politicians, and fire department for latest news
  • Receive and work on tips for generating story ideas on various topics
  • Manage logistics, news feeds, and wires
  • Edit news stories and instruct reporters on how to read them

Assistant Assignment Editor
Nels Television, Knoxville, Tennessee
July 2010 – October 2012

  • Developed story ideas and assisted in processing editorial news
  • Coordinated interviews and logistics for field crews
  • Monitored scanners, and handled processing activities of the newsroom
  • Answered incoming phone calls and investigated news tips
  • Scheduled interviews for reporters and purchased satellite time for live broadcasts
  • Worked as a videographer and editor under supervision of senior editors
  • Read and edited news copy and deleted slanderous and profane statements

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism
    Mount Mary College, Knoxville, Tennessee
    2009

Reference:

On request.

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