As a PA/Researcher with the Specials team, you will work directly with producers, senior producers and senior vice presidents to assist in the production of live breaking news and long-term news projects.
This is a staff with end date position, scheduled to end January 31, 2021.
Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
Provide general administrative support for Senior Vice President, Specials, including meeting planning, travel planning and submitting expense reports.
Schedule/arrange meetings and conference calls, with internal and external parties at a fast and constantly changing pace.
Handle confidential information with discretion.
Working closely with specials and investigative team to research, select and locate required footage for broadcast.
Act as a liaison between studio and control room, during breaking news situations.
Research and compile visual elements for air.
Assist with full-scope of production including compiling research for production team and talent, booking travel and organizing production logistics.
Help monitor social media and web for any breaking news or long-term news stories
Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism, English, History or a related field of study.
Minimum of 1-year of news production experience or internship related experience at the network or cable-news level.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Familiarity with iNews
Must be willing to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news.
The ability to work overtime, as needed.
Willing to work in New York, NY.
Strong organizational skills.
Excellent communicator both written and verbal.
Experience with NewsConnect, Avid Media Central or Avid Interplay, VizRT graphics
Experience with Adobe Photoshop.
Ability to recognize and implement reprioritization of tasks
Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news and current events.
Demonstrated interest in graphics creation.
Long-term career aspirations to be in the production/editorial space.