Newsroom Asstistant

Recruiter
Meredith Corporation
Location
Rocky Hill
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 14, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Role
IT
Industry
Computer
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Newsroom Assistant works as administrative assistant to news director and performs various newsroom duties related to the department operations. Works on variety of community relation projects. Must be trustworthy, deals with highly confidential information. Must have a high level of professionalism.

The Newsroom Assistant works as administrative assistant to news director and performs various newsroom duties related to the department operations. Works on variety of community relation projects. Must be trustworthy, deals with highly confidential information. Must have a high level of professionalism.

45% - Answers telephone; responsible for staff schedules; deals with viewer requests for information. Performs clerical duties for news director and other department personnel. Maintains office supplies and equipment. Manages meeting schedules. Makes travel arrangements for staff and candidates. Assists with expense reporting. Sorts and distributes mail.

30% - Manages storm closing system and all related functions.

25%-Community Affairs project management, manage public appearance requests and calendar, assist with 3Cares events, manage 3Cares digital pages, work at large station events.

Education - Minimum High School diploma. College courses in journalism or communications are desirable.

Experience: -Previous television News Department experience preferred. TV news internship helpful. A variety of clerical experience including but not limited to organizing multiple schedules and appointments where attention to detail was required.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities - Basic administrative skills including computer use. Proficient with Microsoft Office products, i.e. Word, Excel, and Outlook..

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