News Assignment Editor

CBN News – Washington, D.C.

The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) is seeking a News Assignment Editor to join our News Bureau in Washington, D.C. as we offer today’s news headlines and stories that impact the Christian community.  This experienced professional will oversee and track all stories assigned from the planning stage through final editing, story approval and air.

The successful 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