KMSP/WFTC-TV, the FOX owned and operated duopoly in Minneapolis/St.Paul, is looking for an experienced assignment editor.
We want an aggressive "news hound" to help take the Twin Cities' fastest growing news organization to the next level.
Responsibilities include, enterprising news story ideas via phones, fax, e-mail and Internet, monitor police scanners and other sources for breaking news, dispatching news crews to cover breaking news, develop sources that can be contacted during breaking news and possess skills to advance a story beyond the basics. All other duties as assigned and deemed appropriate.
Candidate must be able to thrive in a busy and at times chaotic environment. Must have good interpersonal skills and be able to multi-task. Strong news judgment and ability to research. Ability to use social media and basic copy writing skills a must.
2 years of major market experience in broadcast news is preferred. Bachelor degree in journalism or equivalent.