WXOW Assignment Editor
WXOW, ABC affiliate in La Crosse, WI, has an immediate opening for an Assignment Editor. We are looking for a responsible, self-motivated and organized person to help lead the newsroom.
WXOW, ABC affiliate in La Crosse, WI, has an immediate opening for an Assignment
Editor. We are looking for a responsible, self-motivated and organized person to help
lead the newsroom.
This is a leadership position. This person will work closely with the News Director to
shape our news coverage every day. Some of the responsibilities will include daily
editorial meetings, produce and manage daily story ideas, track upcoming events for
potential stories, coordinate breaking news coverage, assign stories to staff, and work
with reporters daily to cultivate the best story possible. The ideal candidate will
embrace social media as our staff produces content for on-air, online and mobile
To be considered, the candidate will need to be deeply invested in local, state and
national news, including but not limited to politics, business, and agriculture. A
successful candidate will not only be able to work efficiently under pressure but be able
to lead during it. Knowledge of Blox CMS, iNews and Avid is a plus. Applicants should
have a degree in journalism or a related multimedia field.
Disclaimer: any offer of employment is contingent upon successfully passing a
background screening along with a valid driver’s license.
WXOW/WQOW is an EOE-M/F/D/V employer.
To apply, send your resume, cover letter and a link to a recent reporting reel to Sean
Dwyer at email@example.com.