Full Time Job

Production Assistant, Now 24 / 7

NBC News

New York, NY 11-05-2021
 
  • 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 Production Assistants who thrive 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
• Coordinate with show teams to deliver live events and fixed blocks to our network's master control.
• 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
Basic Qualifications:
• 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 pay attention to the details of everything you work on
• You're ready to jump in on projects as they come up
• You have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent work

experience
• You are willing to work in New York, New York

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxoxvz-3-92-28-52-42 in your application.