News Assignment Editor Salary in the United States

How much does a News Assignment Editor make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a News Assignment Editor in the United States is $20 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $17 and $23. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

News Assignment Editor

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Job Openings for News Assignment Editor
Shelby County Newspapers, Inc. -
... news and storytelling. The managing editor will oversee editorial content for our newspapers and ... assignment reporting, feature writing and some photography. This person must have at least two ...
LinkedIn - 8 days ago
6AM City, LLC -
Passion for your local city, excellent news judgement, competitive spirit + interest in innovative media is a must. As a local editor, you are encouraged to try new things, be a creative thinker, and ...
LinkedIn - 7 days ago
GateHouse Media - Salina , KS
Will also be required to fill in for intense breaking news situations. S/he must be able to ... Send resume, cover letter, and clips to State Editor, Tomari Quinn at Quesions ...
ZipRecruiter - 10 days ago
Culpeper Times - Culpeper , VA
The Culpeper Times is part of, Northern Virginia's largest news site. Of course, the editor shapes the Times's editorial report, and is a primary face of the newspaper in an engaged ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
Spectrum News is a 24-hour breaking news network which requires employees who are flexible and ... The Media Ingest Editor will ingest media, route video sources, record production elements, and ...
Spectrum - 6 days ago
Various U.S. Employers - Vancouver , Washington
The assignment will end on November 6, 2020, after Election Day in 2020. The ideal candidate will have 3-4 years of journalism experience editing news and the ability to work in a highly deadline ... - 9 days ago