Full Time Job

Production Assistant, News

NBC News

New York, NY 06-17-2022
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities
Hallie Jackson NOW on NBC News Now pushes to be on top of the news, jumping on developing and late-breaking stories which means we're looking for a Production Assistant who thrives in a fast-paced, quickly-changing and deadline-driven team environment.

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:
• 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
• Find 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 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 have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent work

experience
• You are willing to work in New York, New York
- Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19

vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated,

submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days

following commencement of employment.
- Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the

commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced

protocols if Company determines your job position

requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
- Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19

workplace safety policies and protocols.

Desired Characteristics
• You pay attention to the details of everything you work on
• You're ready to jump in on projects as they come up

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