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Freelance Writer - NBC Boston
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Freelance Writer - NBC Boston

• Emerging Level
Skills: Writers

Summary

Assist producers in all aspects of the production of daily newscasts with a focus on writing

Category Writers 
Location Greater Boston Area
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

Responsibilities:
  • Assist producers in all aspects of the production of daily newscasts with a focus on writing
  • Write stories as assigned by producers, including readers, voice-overs, vo/sots, and anchor packages
  • Apply news judgment while researching a variety of news sources and materials for stories and graphics creation
  • Identify and utilize best video and soundbites for the stories assigned
  • Work with the editors to maximize use of video and ensure accuracy
  • Assist producers and reporters with research, creation of graphics and all aspects of final production (supers, lead-ins, timing, etc.)
Qualifications/Requirements
  • Openness to working a flexible schedule
  • Bachelors degree required
  • Previous news writing experience is preferred
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays
Desired Characteristics
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Strong observational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities a must

Job Type Contract 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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