Production Assistant, MSNBC Deadline

Posted: 12/13/2017

Location: New York, New York
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


As a Production Assistant, you will work directly with producers, senior producers and executive producer to assist in production of live news.

Job Duties
  • Create on-air graphic as directed by producers
  • Print scripts for anchor
  • Assist in compiling research for anchors, maintaining on air updates during live program
  • Gather information on breaking stories for anchors to relay on air
  • Manage supplies, submit expenses, book travel for show team
  • Take part in news meeting, pitch stories for show, keep abreast of news events
  • Work closely with producers to research, select, and locate required footage for broadcast

    Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrated interest in current events, politics and public affairs
  • Strong internet research techniques

    Additional Job Requirements
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in United States
  • Must be willing to work in NYC
  • Must be willing to work overtime, nights, holidays, and weekends, often with short notice

    Desired Qualifications
  • Preferred major – Journalism, Political Science, History or related field
  • Strong knowledge of social media
  • Knowledge of Avid/Interplay and iNews preferred
  • Must have the ability to work under deadline pressure

    NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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