Sample Assignment Editor Cover Letter

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Sylvia Hudson
3497 Rose Street
Laytonville, CA 95454

Aug 2, 2013

Ms. Nancy Hayes
Hearst Television Inc
3489 Hickory Heights Drive
Columbia, MD 21045

Dear Ms. Nancy Hayes,

I am writing to apply for the position of Assignment Editor at Hearst Television Inc and my training and skills match the requirements listed in your posting.

I have a bachelor’s degree in journalism and I possess excellent research skills with the ability to generate great ideas for stories. I have excellent communication and interpersonal skills along with several contacts within the community, which gives me an advantage when it comes to staying updated with current events. I also possess excellent investigative skills with the ability to stay on top of developing stories.

I have the skills to determine which reporter to send out to cover the news or event based on their particular skills. I possess excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects in a timely and professional manner. I also have outstanding decision making skills and the ability to stay calm and focused during those times when things are very stressful.

I have great writing and editing skills with the ability to make sure all stories are ready before they air. I also have experience shooting and editing video for broadcasting and updating websites. I am very familiar with social media and I have the skills to answer phones, schedule interviews and to make all arrangements for live broadcasting. I enjoy working in this fast-paced environment and I am confident that I am the best applicant for the job.

Please call (123)-778-1407 to set up an interview where we can talk about my credentials and this position in more detail.


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Sylvia Hudson

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