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Assignment Editor

Houston, TX
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Assignment Editor

Jobid 23768-389631

Location: Houston, TX, 77007, USA

Description **Job Number** 37634BR

**Job Title** Assignment Editor

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - TLM KTMD

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** United States

**State** Texas

**City** Houston


•Arrange and coordinate news content and interviews for producers, VJ’s, newscasts and other news programs.

•Be the contact person for community communications

•Coordinate and assist video journalists

•Collaborate with producers and crew to establish live shots and remotes, and other news content

•Work closely with producers, Executive Producer, and VP of News on story/sweeps planning and coordination

• Monitors Police scanners and news sources

•Answer and respond to phone calls, emails, mail, and other communication methods

•Research and organize details and facts on story ideas

•Update and assist in providing content to station’s digital media platforms


•At least 2 years’ experience as an Assignment Editor

•Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

•Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

•Must be willing to work in Houston DMA area

•Must be fluent in Spanish (speak, read & write)

•Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

•Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

•Must be 18 years or older

•Must have a valid driver’s license

**Desired Characteristics**

Ability to react quickly and urgently to breaking news

•Ability to work under extreme pressure and deadlines.

•Ability to work long hours including weekends and holidays as needed.

•Ability to establish community and news contacts

•Operational knowledge of computer newsroom systems and Internet.

•Great phone etiquette, organizational skills, news judgment

•Strong English, reading, writing and speaking (bilingual English-Spanish preferred)

•Good overall knowledge of the Houston DMA and Hispanic community

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


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