Associate Producer, Nightly News

Posted: 11/28/2018

Location: Washington, D.C., Washington D.C.
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Job Summary:
As an associate producer for Nightly News, you will work directly with producers and senior producers to help pitch, write and produce news content for broadcast.

Job Duties:
  • Assist with full scope of production including research, booking, and pre-interviewing
  • Write and produce segments and live shots
  • Gather visual elements and assist with editing for segment production
  • Coordinate with technical and operations staff and outside resources selected by producers


  • Basic Qualifications:
    • Must have at least five years’ editorial experience working in production at the network level, preferably with evening television.
    • Must have a Bachelor’s degree
    • Must be proficient in Outlook and iNews
    • Must be willing and able to travel and work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
    • Must be able to work additional hours beyond scheduled shift with little or no notice, if needed
    • Must be willing to work overtime, nights, holidays, and weekends, often with short notice

    Additional Job Requirements:
    • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
    • Must be willing to work in Washington, DC
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

    Desired Characteristics:
    • DV shooting experience
    • Knowledge of non-linear editing systems including Avid
    • Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news and current events
    • Strong journalistic writing skills, research skills, and editorial judgment
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments
    • Knowledge of NBC News Policies and Guidelines and Practices

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