Full Time Job

Anchor Production Assistant, Dayside


New York, NY 01-25-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

This is a staff with end date position for 6 months.

MSNBC Dayside is looking for an exceptional Anchor Production Assistant for our 9am show. The host is Stephanie Ruhle.

• Assist in compiling research for anchor, maintaining on-air updates during live program
• Gather information on breaking news stories for anchors to relay on air
• Print scripts for anchors and build updates
• Provide daily support by managing calendars, appearance and schedule
• Schedule and book travel and meetings
• Organize and schedule meeting and interviews
• Maintain and process expense reports
• Respond to correspondences
• Order and coordinate all graphic elements for air when needed
• Oversee the airing of all graphic elements in control room during live program when needed
• Work closely with producers to research, select and locate required footage for broadcast

Basic Qualifications:
• At least one year of news production experience
• Bachelor's degree

Additional Job Requirements:
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the

United States
• Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under

tight deadline pressure, including breaking news

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications:
• Excellent knowledge of politics, history and current events
• Must have the ability to work under deadline pressure
• Knowledge of Avid/Interplay and iNews preferred