Temporary Job

Anchor Production Assistant

MSNBC

New York, NY 7 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

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

MSNBC Weekends is looking for an exceptional Anchor Production Assistant for the morning show. The host is Ali Velshi.

Responsibilities:
• 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

Qualifications/Requirements
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

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