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Associate Producer

• Emerging Level
Skills: Writers Producers

Summary

The Associate Producer is responsible for research and write news scripts for assigned shows and newscasts. Contribute to special features and stories. Participate in coordinating coverage of major stories, breaking news and specials.

Category Associate Producer 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period 7 Months
Start Date N/A

Job Description

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Write news stories for an assigned show and/or newscast, ensuring content is factually correct and written in a clear and concise conversational style
Verify stories are written to the pictures being edited and/or vice versa
Follow through on all assignments meeting required deadlines, including contributing to story ideas and development
Fill-in producing shows and newscasts as needed
Conduct pre-interviews and on-camera interviews
Participate in shooting, scripting and editing, as directed
Perform editing functions as needed
Work in a computerized newsroom environment
Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Strong broadcast news writing ability
Ability to anticipate situations and meet strict deadlines
Interpersonal skills and excellent collaboration skills
Ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization
Knowledge of current events and industry trends
Attention to detail
Familiarity with the local market
Knowledge of social media platforms
Must be able to work rapidly and accurately
Working knowledge of general office computer software, newsroom software and basic non-linear editing systems a plus
Basic editing skills
Must be able and willing to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes

Education & Experience:
High School diploma required; Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field or comparable television work experience preferred
2 + years of television news experience

Our Culture: Every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication (despite pressure), openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn, and an overall positive attitude! Roles may require the following:
Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
Varying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements
Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and schedule conflicts
Participation in an established on-call rotation

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Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
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