Assoc Producer WFSB

Employer
Location
Rocky Hill
Posted
Apr 11, 2013
Closes
May 11, 2013
Duration
Full Time
The Associate Producer supports Producers with all phases of project from pre-production to post-production including, but not limited to, scripting, travel and lodging, booking crew, call sheets, daily shoot schedule, and day to day pre-production and administrative needs. This position also supports Producers and crew on location shoots. The Associate Producer writes and edits news copy. In addition, this position:
-Rewrites copy from many sources (e.g. wire services, networks, newspaper, information provided by the assignment desk and reporters).
-Previews videotape for inclusion in on-air presentation. Writes stories to the video available.
-Assigns and coordinates editing of news stories.
-Logs incoming news feeds.
-Files and maintains news library tapes.

Minimum Qualifications:
All must be met to be considered.

Education:
High school diploma or equivalent. Bachelors' degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications, or a related field strongly preferred.

Experience:
Minimum of 1 year of associate producer experience on a location or studio production.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Proficiency with Avid, Final Cut, and Microsoft Office required.
Strong computer skills.
Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule.
Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Script writing and editorial experience is preferred.
Good phone skills.
Ability to work in a creative, fast-paced environment.
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Must be able to multi-task and manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously.
Must possess a valid driver's license.

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