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Per Diem Desk Assistant
Posted on: 
June 20, 2013

Title: Per Diem Desk Assistant
Level: Union Non-Exempt
Dept: News

Purpose of position:

To assist assignment editor, reporters and producers in daily news coverage.

Primary accountabilites:

  • Work at direction of assignement editor to follow up on story tips and make beat checks.
  • Answer questions from public on matters related to news programming.
  • Conduct interviews, as needed.
  • Organize printed scripts for production staff and talent.
  • Run assignment desk, as needed.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Core competencies:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field.
  • Prior internship in broadcast newsroom, desirable.

Contact name:

Beth Fruehling, Managing Editor

Shift: Includes overnights, weekends, nights.

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