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News Assignment Editor

Lisa Grantby on Oct 26, 2018
The Christian Broadcasting Network
Washington, D.C., United States
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Broadcasting : Broadcasting
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Job Description
CBN News – Washington, D.C.

CBN News is an international, nonprofit news organization that provides programming 24 hours a day by cable, satellite, and the Internet. We are looking for a News Assignment Editor to join our CBN News Bureau in Washington, D.C. as we offer today’s news headlines and stories that impact the global Christian community.

We are looking for an experienced professional to oversee and track all stories assigned to Producers from the planning stage through final editing and story approving. Come join our team that has recently launched CBN News Channel, the first 24-hour Christian television news channel along with OTT distribution and online streaming.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

• Strong working knowledge of television news reporting, field production and post production
• Excellent project management skills used to organize, prioritize, and direct feature story workflow
• Energetic leadership skills with ability to motivate and mentor others
• Strong collaborative, decision-making and problem-solving skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Proficient in MS Office and familiar with social media and rough-cut editing software
• Self-motivated with balanced ability to demonstrate initiative and take direction
• Strong interpersonal skills with ability to establish rapport with others
• Consistent ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines
• Ability to analyze and present complex subject material in an appropriate and understandable manner
• Ability to demonstrate excellence and commitment to department mission and achieve objectives
• Ability to travel as needed
• Bachelor’s degree with a major in communication or journalism desirable

The CBN News bureau is located in the heart of Washington, D.C. – perfect for someone who loves being where the action is! CBN offers a professional and challenging work environment, competitive salary and full benefits package. If you meet the listed qualifications, and are in agreement with CBN’s mission and purpose, please submit an application online by visiting We are unable to give full consideration to resumes without applications.
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