How much does an Assignment Editor make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an Assignment Editor in the United States is $20 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $15 and $26. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is an Assignment Editor?

In journalism, an Assignment Editor is an editor – either at a newspaper, or radio or television station – who selects, develops and plans reporting assignments, either news events or feature stories, to be covered by reporters. An Assignment Editor often fields calls from the public, who give news tips, or information about a possible story or event to be covered. Sometimes, these calls may: Alert editors about a disaster – perhaps something as minor as a car accident or as major as a large industrial fire with mass casualties. Be someone wishing to make a complaint about corporate o...

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Job Openings for Assignment Editor
The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. - Arlington , VA
Full time Performs general assignment and beat reporting and write in-depth analytical pieces ... Demonstrated ability to report and write news stories and features with minimal editing under ...
Lensa - 39 days ago
MacroSys, LLC - McLean , VA
The successful Technical Editor will be able to: * Provide copyediting, substantive editing (and occasional writing), proofreading, and formatting for technical and marketing publications and ...
ZipRecruiter - 8 days ago
University of Lynchburg - Lynchburg , VA
Graphic Designer - Temporary Assignment The University of Lynchburg is seeking a graphic designer ... editors, photographers, and writers. Qualifications The optimal candidate will be someone with a ...
DiversityJobs - 17 days ago
Alliance of Professionals & Consultants - Fort Belvoir , VA
This is a permanent assignment. Job Overview: * Senior Market Research Analyst to collect ... Strong data analytic, public speaking, reporting, editing, and project management skills. * Solid ...
ZipRecruiter - 22 days ago
Balzer & Associates - Richmond , VA
... a broader assignment. * Exercises limited judgment on details of work and in application of ... Prepares drawings and progresses to the preparation of portions of project documents and editing ...
ZipRecruiter - 40 days ago
eTRANSERVICES - Dahlgren , VA
... editing, electronic records management, and reports preparation. • The Employee shall provide for ... assignment. • Em
ZipRecruiter - 27 days ago
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