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Production Assistant, News Now

Production Assistant, News Now

• Emerging Level


We are expanding and growing NBC News Now big time and fast. We are launching a new show and need Production Assistants who thrive in a fast-paced, quickly changing and deadline driven team environment.

Category Production Assistant 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date May 10, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Get in touch if you love to edit video, work with graphics and want to jump start your career in journalism.

Responsibilities/Job Duties:
• Work closely with Associate Producers and Producers by assisting them in editing video and graphics
• Help research and fact check stories with speed and accuracy
• Pitch smart and engaging stories for daily and future segments that will resonate with our audience
• Keep a constant eye on show rundowns to make sure our video and graphics are in place, accurate and current
• Find and edit the best video and sound for assigned stories
• Mentor junior team members on producing and story development


• You’ve worked in broadcast, digital or cable, including internships, for at 2+ years
• You know how to edit video on Premiere and/or Avid
• You’ve got an interest and passion for journalism and are up on the latest news across multiple subject areas
• You are able to handle multiple projects with attention to detail under intense deadline
• You live for the moments when news is breaking and time to air is short
• You thrive working in a collaborative team environment
• You pay attention to the details of everything you work on
• You’re ready to jump in on projects as they come up
• You have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
• You are willing to work in New York, New York

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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