Contract Job

Writer - News


Needham, MA 08-06-2021
  • Paid
  • Contract
Job Description

Freelance Writer - NBC Boston

• Assist producers in all aspects of the production of daily newscasts with a focus on writing
• Write stories as assigned by producers, including readers, voice-overs, vo/sots, and anchor packages
• Apply news judgment while researching a variety of news sources and materials for stories and graphics creation
• Identify and utilize best video and soundbites for the stories assigned
• Work with the editors to maximize use of video and ensure accuracy
• Assist producers and reporters with research, creation of graphics and all aspects of final production (supers, lead-ins, timing, etc.)

• Openness to working a flexible schedule
• Bachelors degree required
• Previous news writing experience is preferred
• Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to meet strict deadlines
• Strong observational skills
• Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
• Strong work ethic, positive attitude
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities a must

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpmz4o-3-236-239-91-42 in your application.