NBC Universal Video Associate Producer, MSNBC Weekends in New York, New York

Job Number 34147BR

Job Title Video Associate Producer, MSNBC Weekends

Business Segment NBC News Group

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


Job Purpose: This Video Associate Producer position is a part of the MSNBC Weekend team. The Video AP will assist segment producers with locating, viewing, and editing videotape for broadcast. The AP needs to be up-to-date on show rundowns to ensure that all video footage is in place and is current. Must be able to quickly turnaround video while on air and during breaking news situations.

Main responsibility is to assist Segment Producer with varying projects, which include, but not limited to:

• Notifying control room/ line producer of images coming in for Breaking News

• Straight cut video and work with editors when needed

• Available to assist producers with interplay/desktop editing

• Helping to coordinate media coverage during breaking news

• Ensuring video producers are aware of video restrictions and contracted media is purged once it has lapsed


Basic Qualifications:

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

• Candidate must have at least 2 years of experience in live television including morning shows, cable shows, and broadcast TV

• At least 2 years experience in research and news production

• At least 2 years of tape, field and editing experience required

• Must have at least 2 years of experience writing

• Must be proficient with desktop editing

Additional 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

• Ability to work flexible hours (including nights and weekends), ability to work under tight deadlines, ability to work under pressure, and during breaking news

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications:

• Ability to enterprise, research, and plan stories

• Possess strong editorial skills: Knowledge of current events, U.S. politics, geopolitics, and history

• Excellent news judgment

• Excellent writing skills

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