NBC Universal Associate Producer in New York, New York

Job Number 35452BR

Job Title Associate Producer

Business Segment NBC News and MSNBC

Sub-Business MSNBC

Posting Category TV Content & Production

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province New York

City New York


This role is for an Associate Producer position on the MSNBC Early Today team, responsible for assisting segment producers with various projects. This position is a segment producer in training.

Job Duties:

  • Straight cut video and work with editors on cutting compelling video

  • Assist producers with desktop editing

  • Gather elements

  • Research and write stories

  • Viewing all video and ensure quality before air

  • Explaining edit instructions in detail on script

  • Pitching story ideas (day-of, next day, futures)

  • Working directly with graphics department to create show graphics


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college

  • Must have at least 2 years’ production experience

  • Must be proficient with Desktop editingAdditional Job Requirements:

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY

  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends.

  • Must be “on call” 24 hours a day / 7 days a week

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications:

  • Proficient editing with Avid

  • Ability to enterprise, research, and plan stories

  • Thorough knowledge of current events, US politics, geopolitics, foreign policy, history

  • Up to date on periodicals

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