- Production Assistant, Meet the Press NOW

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Production Assistant, Meet the Press NOW


Production Assistant, Meet the Press NOW

$20/hour - $25/hour
• Emerging Level


Meet The Press NOW is looking for a Production Assistant who has a demonstrated passion and skill in political reporting and thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline driven team environment. Get in touch if you love to work with graphics, edit video, have strong digital/social skills and want to jump start your career in journalism.

Category Digital Media  Graphic Design  Live Event / On Location Services  Production Assistant  Social Media  Video Editor 
Location Greater New York City Area, Washington D.C. Metro Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 09, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

This position is represented by the NewsGuild-CWA.

  • Order and coordinate all graphic elements for air
  • Oversee the airing of all graphic elements during live program
  • Work with director and line producer to maintain graphic look and accuracy
  • Work closely with producers to research, select and locate required footage for broadcast
  • Assist associate producers and editor with video editing
  • Work closely with the Meet The Press Digital Team to publish and distribute video on social media and owned platforms
  • Print scripts for anchors in studio and remotely
  • Compile research for anchors, maintaining on-air updates during live program
  • Gather information on breaking stories for anchors to relay on air
  • Maintain show transcripts and assist with archiving
  • Worked in broadcast, digital or cable, including internships, for at least one year
  • Possess excellent knowledge of politics, history and current events
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of Avid/Interplay/Premiere and iNews preferred
  • Proven ability to work under deadline pressure and breaking news in a collaborative team environment
  • Strong sense of newsworthiness, AP-Style and social media best practices
Additional Job Requirements:
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered.
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY or Washington, DC
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
Salary range: $20.00/hr-$25.00/hr.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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