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Assignment Editor (CBS-KTVT-Fort Worth)


Fort Worth, TX, US, 76103

Fort Worth



CBS-KTVT-DFW has an immediate opening for a dynamic hardworking Assignment Editor. This individual is a highly competitive news professional that thrives on beating the competition and getting the story not just first but right. Your demeanor is naturally geared towards pursing aggressively smart relevant breaking news, while maintaining the utmost professionalism. 


Come bring your talents and join our growing team. Journalism matters. Local matters! 


  • Meet deadlines in high stress breaking news situations
  • Generate and develop enterprise story ideas, develop impactful, varied community partner relationships and contacts, and participate in editorial discussions
  • Monitor multiple platforms and maintain updated files for ongoing stories. Collaboration with Producers and Field Journalists is paramount

Preferred Education, Experience, and Certification Requirements: 

  • BA degree in Journalism preferred 
  • 2+ years of experience in the newsroom preferred
  • Knowledge of television broadcasting
  • Strong news judgment, organizational and planning skills
  • Strong tech skills
  • Familiarity with Accurint and Lexis databases; CMS systems and Grass Valley/Stratus server and edit software is a plus
  • Must have basic ability to write for digital or broadcast platforms
  • Possess the ability to respond quickly, calmly, and expertly to deadlines, changing circumstances and breaking news; must be able to quickly prioritize and make decisions requiring critical thinking and independent judgment
  • Willing to work a flexible work schedule


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas