Ever Wanted To Experience What It Is Like To Work In A News Environment? Well Check This Out! MSNBC Live Is Seeking A Freelance Production Assistant To Work Out Of Their NYC Office

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Who Post It: Allison Barclay (Talent Acquisition Coordinator at NBCUniversal, Inc.)

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/allison-barclay-a6840169

Freelance Production Assistant MSNBC LIVE

Position Title: Production Assistant, MSNBC LIVE
Location: New York

Apply directly to: Lauren.Hamlett@nbcuni.com

Job Purpose: As a Production Assistant, you will work directly with producers, senior producers and executive producers to assist in production of live news.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Order and coordinate all graphic elements for air
• Oversee the airing of all graphic elements in control room during live program
• Work closely with producers to research, select, and locate required footage for broadcast
• Print scripts for anchors and build scrolling crawl daily and maintain with continual updates and breaking news
• Assist in compiling research for anchors, maintaining on air updates during live program
• Gather information on breaking stories for anchors to relay on air

Basic Qualifications:
• At least one year of news production experience
• Bachelor’s degree

Eligibility Requirements:
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in United States
• Must be willing to work overtime, nights, holidays, and weekends, often with short notice

Desired:
• Excellent knowledge of politics, history and current events
• Must have the ability to work under deadline pressure
• Knowledge of Avid/Interplay and iNews preferred

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