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Part-time News Assignment Editor

Responsibilities: KPRC – TV Local 2, the Post Newsweek owned - NBC station in Houston, Texas is looking for a News Assignment Editor, part-time. Job duties include but are not limited to, responding quickly and efficiently to breaking news, setting up news stories, dispatching crews, helping plan daily and long term coverage, monitoring websites and social media sources, communicating the editorial and operational needs of the assignment desk to crews and reporters, answering phones, making beat calls and monitoring and advancing developing stories.

NOTE: All of the essential functions of this position are not necessarily described in this posting.

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years experience in local and network television news required.
  • Ability to demonstrate basic journalistic judgment and skills including the ability to write news copy.  
  • College degree preferred.

Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-employment alcohol and drug screening, investigative background check, employment/education verifications and reference checks. You must hold a valid driver’s license and be insurable under Texas Law.

Location: 8181 Southwest Freeway

Houston, Texas 77074

To apply: Please contact Claudia Geyen
KPRC – TV
P.O. Box 2222
Houston, TX 77252
Or email resumes to:
cgeyen@kprc.com

No Phone Calls Please