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Desk Assistant

Tribune Company
Los Angeles, CA
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Desk Assistant in Los Angeles, California | Careers at CA-Los Angeles;5800 Sunset Blvd (KTLA)
  • Desk Assistant

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/30/2019 7:43 PM)
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Assists assignment manager and assignment editor in carrying out responsibilities of assignment desk, including coordinating and organizing daily field drives and feeds, locating and retrieving file and archival materials, answering telephones, making beat checks, and assisting the assignment editor and reporters in setting up stories.



    • Organize daily field drives and retrieves file videos
    • Use our FTP system to send/receive video files from the field
    • Makes beat checks of police and fire departments
    • Log/transcribe daily video feeds
    • Answers viewer phone calls, taking stories from viewers.
    • Checks for possible stories via all social media channels
    • Checks email for possible stories and upcoming news events.
    • Listens to viewers complaints; accepts criticism in an even handed manner; and offers suggestions or answers as appropriate.
    • Watch/log daily competition newscasts




    • P experience in related field or with a radio or television station.
    • Excellent journalistic background.
    • College degree or sufficient maturity pred.




    • Good communication skills, orally and written.
    • Able to take direction and constructive criticism.
    • Self-motivated, career oriented and an eager learner
    • Excellent people skills; able to infuse fellow workers with enthusiasm and
    • dedication.
    • Can perform duties and make decisions under extreme pressure.
    • Must be capable of interacting positively and productively with other employees.


    KTLA will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.




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