Graphics Production Assistant, MSNBC Meet the Press Daily

Posted: 1/16/2020

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

Role Purpose: As a Production Assistant, you will work directly with producers, senior producers and executive producer to assist in production of live news for Meet the Press Daily.

This is a staff with end date position, with an anticipated end date of 1/31/2021.

Job Duties:
  • Order and coordinate all graphic elements for air
  • Oversee the airing of all graphic elements in control room during live program
  • Work closely with producers to research, select, and locate required footage for broadcast
  • Print scripts for anchors and build scrolling crawl daily and maintain with continual updates and breaking news
  • Assist in compiling research for anchors, maintaining on air updates during live program
  • Gather information on breaking stories for anchors to relay on air

  • Basic Qualifications
    • At least one year of news production experience
    • Bachelor’s degree

    Additional Job Requirements
    • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
    • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
    • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

    Desired Qualifications
    • Excellent knowledge of politics, history and current events
    • Must have the ability to work under deadline pressure
    • Knowledge of Avid/Interplay and iNews preferred

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