Associate Producer

Posted: 1/15/2020

Location: New York, New York
Function: Writing & Editing
Specialty: Editor / Editorial, News & Journalism
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Job Summary/Purpose: NBC News is seeking an associate producer to assist in all aspects of documentary and other long form production and archival research.

Job Duties
  • Contribute to production of documentary projects, including story development
  • Aid in extensive editorial research
  • Research, screen and evaluate archival material.
  • Conduct pre-interviews and on-camera interviews
  • Participate in shooting, scripting and editing, as directed
  • Coordinate with technical, operations staff and external resources


  • • Must have at least 5 years’ editorial production experience in documentary or documentary series production.
    • Must have experience researching historical archives.
    • Must be proficient in Outlook and iNews
    • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, English, History, or a related field of study
    • Must be willing to work in New York
    • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

    • Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news and current events
    • Strong writing skills, research skills and editorial judgment
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments
    • Knowledge of NBC News Policies, Guidelines and Practices

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