Full Time Job

Production Assistant

NBC News

New York, NY 06-07-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
As a Production Assistant, you will work directly with producers, senior producers and executive producers to assist in production of live news.

Responsibilities include:
- Work closely with producers to research, select and locate required footage for broadcast
- Create rundown for technical and editorial staff, as directed by producers
- Print scripts for anchors and ensure host is prepared for live broadcast
- Act as liaison between studio and control room during live broadcast
- Assist in compiling research for anchors and maintaining on-air updates during live program

Basic Qualifications:
- 1+ years of news production experience, preferably at the network level
- Bachelor's Degree preferred
- Demonstrated knowledge of interest in current events, politics and public affairs
- Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

Additional Job Requirements:
- Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through, www.nbcunicareers.com, to be considered
- Must be willing to work in New York, NY
- Must be willing to work overtime, nights, holidays and weekends, often with short notice

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications:
- Strong organization skills
- Excellent communicator and team-player
- Knowledge of Avid iNews
- Self-starter
- Ability to recognize and implement reprioritization of tasks
- Proven ability to multi-task
- Experience with Avid Media Central, Avid Interplay or Interplay Central

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dy7v8p-34-239-179-228-42 in your application.