New York, NY
Pix11 is looking for a Production Assistant to assist all aspects of newsgathering and production in our dynamic multi-platform operation.
The ideal candidate should be highly organized and have a strong interest in local news.
The Production Assistant will assist writers, producers, reporters and managers with daily news operations.
This includes – but is not limited to – video production, digital production, research and assignment desk duties.
• Job Requirements
*Bachelors Degree – Communications or Journalism preferred
*Ability to work flexible shifts including weekends and holidays
*Strong interest in current events and local news
*Ability to work under pressure
*Running the teleprompter
*Assisting the assignment desk
*Light video editing
*Write and produce content for digital platforms, including PIX11.com and affiliated social media accounts
*Identifying local and national stories targeting PIX11's audience demographic, as well as trending content that will outperform online
*Logging events and press conferences
*Researching and setting up stories
The ideal candidate must have strong communication skills and a positive attitude.
You must be able to work under pressure and have schedule flexibility.
The job will require working weekends, nights and overnights.
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7e849-3-227-235-216-42 in your application.
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