PT Writer - Boston

Posted: 11/20/2018

Location: Newton, Massachusetts
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


  • 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.)
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Punctual, regular and consistent attendance


  • Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
  • Ability to work any of a 24/7 shift, holidays, weekends and respond to breaking news events.
  • Must be willing to work at the station in Newton, MA.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

  • Previous news writing experience is preferred
  • Bachelors degree required
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities a must
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered

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