Assignment Editor/Digital Producer


WBTV in Charlotte, NC is looking for an Assignment Editor/Digital Producer and Digital Content Producer.  Please post the job opening below (and attached) and direct anyone who may be interested in applying to the following links:

Assignment Editor/Digital Producer

Job Summary:

WBTV is looking for a versatile, aggressive journalist to lead our weekend coverage on broadcast and digital platforms. The ideal candidate for this position will have solid news judgment, the ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, and to adjust to a constantly changing environment while working under deadline.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning and executing weekend news coverage on all platforms
  • Managing logistics and resources
  • Newsgathering (including developing story ideas, confirming information, breaking news coverage)
  • Creating and publishing content to digital and social media platforms
  • Write daily stories for each digital platform using AP-style writing
  • Producing digital content to enhance the On Your Side brand on all platforms
  • Monitoring scanners and social media
  • Communicating with broadcast and digital producers, field crews
  • Weekday assignment desk or digital producer shifts as needed


  • Strong writing skills (broadcast and print)
  • Excellent time management
  • News judgement
  • Working understanding of social media platforms
  • Basic newsgathering
  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field is preferred, equivalent experience considered
  • Customer service experience preferred
  • Basic knowledge of video and still photography and editing a plus


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