Full Time Job

Production Assistant, News

NBC News

New York, NY 07-09-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Responsibilities
We are expanding and growing NBC News Now big time and fast. We need a creative, passionate team of journalists to make the magic happen morning, noon and night.

Get in touch if you love to edit video, work with graphics and want to jump start your career in journalism.

But hurry. We've got a lot to do.

This position is represented by the NewsGuild-CWA.

Responsibilities/Job Duties

The bulk of the job:
• Work closely with Associate Producers and Producers by assisting them in editing video and graphics
• Help research and fact check stories with speed and accuracy
• Pitch smart and engaging stories for daily and future segments that will resonate with our audience
• Keep a constant eye on show rundowns to make sure our video and graphics are in place, accurate and current
• Mine and edit the best video and sound for assigned stories

Qualifications/Requirements
• You've worked in broadcast, digital or cable, including internships,

for at 2+ years
• You know how to edit video on Premiere and/or Avid
• You've got an interest and passion for journalism and are up on the

latest news across multiple subject areas
• You have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
• You are willing to work in New York, New York

Desired Characteristics
• You are able to handle multiple projects with attention to detail

under intense deadline
• You live for the moments when news is breaking and time to air is

short
• You thrive working in a collaborative team environment
• You pay attention to the details of everything you work on
• You're ready to jump in on projects as they come up

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gqobm6-3-235-60-144-42 in your application.