Assignment Manager
Dallas, TX 
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Assignment Desk Manager supervises the Assignment Editors as well as daily and future news coverage. Oversee scheduling and assignments of Photographers, Reporters and Assignment Editors. Compile and edit daily story rundown, and leads morning editorial meetings. Assign, coordinate and dispatch crews to planned and breaking news events. Work closely with Managers to plan and coordinate daily and future news coverage. Work closely with Reporters to develop stories and story ideas. Must develop a network of sources to enterprise, gather and confirm information for newscasts. Must have strong knowledge of legal and ethical parameters for mass media. Must have knowledge and execution of all social media platforms. Must collaborate, coach and demonstrate consistent leadership in all facets of the position.

Bachelor's degree required. Five (5) years in a major market experience required. Four (4) to Five (5) years in a Top 15 market preferred. Prior managerial/supervisory experience a must. Must be a strong and decisive manager. Must have knowledge and proficiency in newsroom computer systems and top-notch researching skills. Proven abilities and proficiency in posting and researching on social media. Strong and professional oral and written communication skills a must.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

 

Job Summary
Company
FOX
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 years
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