Part Time Job

News Production Assistant

Entercom

New York, NY 09-21-2020
  • Paid
  • Part Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

News Production Assistant (WINS)

1010 WINS, New York's only 24-hour all-news station is looking for a part-time News Production Assistant (NPA). This is an entry-level position that requires strong communications skills, the ability to think critically, and the capability to multi-task under extreme deadline pressure. Responsibilities include interviewing newsmakers, making sound editorial decisions, answering inquiries from the public, working with our digital team and handling general newsroom duties as directed. The successful candidate will be comfortable working independently and as part of a team, be immersed in local and national news and have unshakable ethics and standards. You'll be working with the best journalists in the business

Additional Responsibilities:
• Must be willing to work different shifts as part of a 24/7 news operation. Including weekends, holidays, and overnights.
• Download and edit audio from our news partners for broadcast
• Contribute story ideas
• Verify facts
• Conduct interviews

Qualifications:
• Radio production and journalism background preferred
• Familiarity with social media platforms
• Must be able to manage and meet strict deadlines
• Broadcast news awareness and writing experience
• Knowledge of current events and industry trends
• Understanding the local market
• Working knowledge of general office computer software, newsroom software, and audio/video editing systems a plus

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