Associate Producer, Msnbc Weekends

NBC Universal New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Responsibilities

This role is for an Associate Producer position on the MSNBC weekend team, responsible for assisting segment producers with various projects. This position is a segment producer in training.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Straight cut video and work with editors on cutting compelling video

  • Assist producers with desktop editing

  • Explaining edit instructions in detail on script

  • Viewing all video and ensure quality before air

  • Helping to coordinate media coverage during breaking news

  • Notifying control room/line producer of images coming in for breaking news

  • Ensuring video producers are aware of video restrictions and contracted media is purged once it has lapsed

  • Working directly with graphics department to create show graphics, as needed

  • Pitching story ideas (day-of, next day, futures)

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college

  • Must have at least 2 years' production experience

  • Must be proficient with Desktop editing

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY

  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends.

  • Must be "on call" 24 hours a day / 7 days a week

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to enterprise, research, and plan stories

  • Thorough knowledge of current events, US politics, geopolitics, foreign policy, history

  • Up to date on periodicals

  • Proficient editing with Avid

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