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Assignment Desk Editor Interview Questions

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Christina Erne is a meteorologist and a journalist at News 10, Albany's ABC/FOX affiliate.

Assignment Desk Editor was updated on April 27th, 2017. Learn more here.

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Have you progressed in your career plans like how you imagined?

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Assignment Desk Editor Interview Questions & Answers

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  1. 1.

    Have you progressed in your career plans like how you imagined?

  2. 2.

    How does this job fit into your career plans?

  3. 3.

    Why do you prefer staying inside the newsroom rather than reporting yourself?

  4. 4.

    What is your experience digging for stories?

  5. 5.

    Are you interested in becoming a journalist one day?

  6. 6.

    What is your experience working in the news industry?

  7. 7.

    What scares you about the job?

  8. 8.

    Do you work well with a team?

  9. 9.

    What is your planning and scheduling experience like?

  10. 10.

    Would you consider yourself a curious person?

  11. 11.

    How do you prioritize stories for the newsroom to cover?

  12. 12.

    Why do you want to become an assignment desk editor?

  13. 13.

    What is your favorite part of being an assignment desk editor?

  14. 14.

    What makes you a good candidate for this position?

  15. 15.

    Do you consider yourself a leader?

  16. 16.

    How is your eyesight?

  17. 17.

    What are your favorite types of stories to cover?

  18. 18.

    What is a mistake you have made on the job and how did you resolve it?

  19. 19.

    Why is this job right for you at this time?

  20. 20.

    Where do you see yourself five years from now?

  21. 21.

    How do you work under stress?

  22. 22.

    What is your experience using social media and the Internet?

  23. 23.

    How are your phone skills?

  24. 24.

    What is your experience generating contacts?

  25. 25.

    Do you consider yourself a proactive person, or someone who is more patient?

  26. 26.

    What are your salary expectations?

  27. 27.

    Are you able to sit for up to 9 hours a day?

  28. 28.

    If you could start your career over, what would you do and why?

  29. 29.

    Would you feel confident making decisions on stories when other producers and directors are unavailable?

  30. 30.

    What do you know about this area you want to work in?