Assignment Editor Resume Samples

An Assignment Editor works for the newspaper, radio, or television station and handles the job of deciding which reporter has to handle which cover story. Apart from generating story ideas, delegating coverage, and editing news stories, these editors disburse all the tasks that are mentioned on the Assignment Editor Resume – editing and updating news outlets that get released on social media and website; communicating with public and authorities; prioritizing news as per its importance and relevance; making new contacts, writing stories, editing and finalizing content; and scheduling interviews and broadcasts.

The ability to decide the worthiness of a story or news is the key requirement to work at this level. The editor is expected to possess strong commitment and management skills. He must also possess technical knowledge of various equipment and be able to operate them well. Besides, the person should be current with the latest happenings and be able to cover recent events. Successful resumes make a display of a degree in broadcasting or journalism.

Assignment Editor Resume example

Assignment Editor Resume

Summary : A passionate writer with proven editing, research, and communication skills seeking the opportunity to assist a business at improving their publications and relations by effectively completing documents and tasks as aptly as possible while personally building a career as a businesswoman and journalist.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Planning Skills, Editing Skills.

Description :

    1. Filed future events so we are aware of when and where they are happening.
    2. Maintained a database of news sources and contacts.
    3. Directed photographers, producers, and reporters in the field to most efficiently and accurately report the news.
    4. Utilized ScheduALL software to book remote production studios, domestic and international transmission feeds, and satellite space to ensure live air needs are met.
    5. Kept up with information from several other news sources locally, regionally, and nationally to stay ahead of the competition.
    6. Maintained good relations with sources, community leaders, school officials, and other local media.
    7. Covered live breaking news.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Journalism & Mass


Assignment Editor Resume

Summary : Accomplished System Requirements/Business Analyst with a strong record of, writing, reviewing, and editing in-house training manuals. 10+ years of media relations experience, research, reading, writing, editing press releases. Current/Active DOD and DHS Secret Clearances based on 2013 investigation. Involved with written correspondence to Congressional representation.

Skills : Proficient in Avid, I-News, Edius, and ENPS.

Description :

    1. Generated exclusive and enterprising story ideas in editorial meetings.
    2. Edited and wrote compelling news stories for newscast shows.
    3. Created winning strategies built around strong storytelling.
    4. Assigned and dispatched news reporters, photographers, and engineers to field stories.
    5. Set up and research stories for field crews.
    6. Provided story information relevant to stories.
    7. Oversaw news product before broadcast.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA in Broadcast Journalism


Assignment Editor Resume

Summary : Award-winning content guru and passionate storyteller who strategically engages entertains informs and educates a wide variety of audiences via video, digital and social media. Has a successful track record as a creative, entrepreneurial-minded innovator, manager, and collaborator who enhances brands and can juggle multiple projects simultaneously under real-time deadline pressure.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Lightroom.

Description :

    1. Oversaw the day-to-day of the newsroom.
    2. Handed out assignments to the part-time staff.
    3. Called sources and writing stories for air and website.
    4. Edited audio for air and website.
    5. Anchored the hour-long 5 o'clock news as well as the Noon News Update.
    6. Filled in for the News Director when she is on vacation.
    7. Filled in as the Morning News Watch host.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA in English

Assignment Editor Resume

Summary : An experienced Assignment Editor, seeks to fulfill a role that demands stellar communication using clear, decisive writing, editing, and teamwork.

Skills : Proficient In Microsoft Office 2010: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Team Player.

Description :

    1. Contacted local, regional, and national news sources daily.
    2. Helped reporters develop and plan for daily assignments.
    3. Answered calls and emails from the public about possible news tips.
    4. Helped determine what information coming into the station from callers and emails are newsworthy.
    5. Assigned personnel as needed during breaking news situations.
    6. Took information from crews on the scene and relay it on to the producer.
    7. Maintained communication and awareness of possible breaking news developments, such as disasters, crimes, or human-interest stories.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS in Organizational Management

Assignment Editor Resume

Summary : Passionate writer with proven editing, research and communication skills seeking the opportunity to assist a business at improving their publications and relations by effectively completing documents and tasks as aptly as possible while personally building a career as a business woman and journalist.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Assisted with crisis communication activities at Taft High School shooting.
    2. Acted as primary communication during Taft High School shooting, communicating with news stations on a national platform.
    3. Generated story ideas, lead editorial meetings, assist reporters with interviews, assist producers with content, and verify facts.
    4. Delegated shooting schedule with photographers, coordinated live shots.
    5. Answered phones and assist viewers with information and questions.
    6. Created relationships with law enforcement, fire dept. and other local agencies.
    7. Moved stories to the network and provide them with scripts and information.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Journalism & Mass

Assignment Editor Resume

Summary : Communications professional with exceptional writing and editing skills. Searching for a position that will allow utilizing media background and community relations skills. Self-starter with team management experience and crisis communications expertise.

Skills : SEO, Writing, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Led daily collection, distribution, and packaging of news media.
    2. Managed teams of field crews and desk assistants to coordinate the capture of daily events.
    3. Wrote and develop story pitches and juggle multiple tasks under tight deadlines.
    4. Weekend responsibilities include directing video feeds from remote locations to the bureau, booking production studios, and hiring freelance photographers and audio technicians.
    5. Researched and responded to breaking news through traditional and social media.
    6. Confirmed and expanded upon unverified information through a large network of contacts throughout the federal government, local agencies, and sources on the ground.
    7. Collaborated with local and national news organizations to fulfill all coverage needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA in History

Assignment Editor Resume

Objective : Results-oriented, good team player with strong problem solving and time management skills seeking a position in an organization with a diverse population. Having varying experience in all forms of clerical duties. Proficient with many computer programs and efficient at multi-tasking.

Skills : Customer Service, Team Player, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Monitored police/fire scanners, track/assign reporters/photographers and their stories, monitor wire services, enterprise stories for weekend shows.
    2. Entered data via MS Word and/or Excel such as court dates, interview times, locations of specific stories for each day as well as the separate weekend crew.
    3. Enterprised stories as necessary Constant communication with the public (i.e. law enforcement, media liaisons, political figures, the general public).
    4. Entered breaking stories onto the company website.
    5. Planned daily breakdown of news coverage for weekend shows.
    6. Faxed and e-mailed pertinent information to other stations.
    7. Filed ongoing story information.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Assignment Editor Resume

Objective : Personable, effective planner and organizer who thrives at meeting deadlines without sacrificing quality. Proven team organizational skills; comfortable leading team projects. Self-motivated, analytical, and detail-oriented, yet maintains a sense of humor.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Public Relations, Communications, Management.

Description :

    1. Supervised five full-time reporters, one part-time reporter, interns, and freelance writers.
    2. Assigned and coordinated stories, graphics, and photos for the front and local pages.
    3. Edited reporters' stories.
    4. Conducted coaching and training sessions.
    5. Designed a local page.
    6. Served as backup for a front-page design using Quark.
    7. Designed maps and graphics using Adobe illustrator.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS in Information Systems

Assignment Editor Resume

Summary : Seeks to facilitate the growth of the organization and personal career by effectively utilizing communication, planning, and management skills across various platforms.

Skills : ENG/SNG Operation, Videography, Photography, Video.

Description :

    1. Managed and delegated the coverage of news items for the evening newscasts.
    2. Wrote and edited content for the station website and social media sites.
    3. Monitored social media, wire sources, police scanners, newsroom telephones, and internet sources to gather leads on possible news stories for newscasts.
    4. Established relationships with civic and political leaders, law enforcement, community organizations, and other reliable sources for information.
    5. Assigned coverage to reporters, photographers, and other news team members working quickly to ensure that deadlines are met for each newscast.
    6. Monitored the status of news teams and coordinate the coverage of multiple stories at once, which requires multi-tasking, organization, and management skills.
    7. Helped develop newsroom policy and a Record stylebook.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS in Telecommunication & Film

Assignment Editor Resume

Objective : Over 12 years of management, project coordination, administration, training, customer service, relationship and vendor service, writing, communication, and client development and retention. Skilled in organization, operations, and training as well as team development. Proficient with multiple database software programs and MS Office software products.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Client Management, Digital Strategy, Community Management, Social Media Advertising, Social Media Content Development, Influencer Engagement, Influencer Identification, Online Content Development.

Description :

    1. Performed newsroom duties to create content for newscast including answering incoming phone calls, evaluating assignment desk inbox to determine which stories were newsworthy, and monitoring police and fire department scanners to determine breaking news.
    2. Developed and organized a news planner to determine newscast and assign reporter stories.
    3. Created newscast rundown graphics including Cg, Maps, ticker, etc.
    4. Attended multiple editorial meetings in person and by phone to determine and assign stories for local reporters.
    5. Attended meetings with News Director to brainstorm, analyze, and determine improvements needed for our morning team.
    6. Filled in as Executive Producer for the morning show when needed.
    7. Ensured all items presented to the newsroom are free of errors, timely and complete with information necessary for accurate broadcasting.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in Communication Public Relations