NBC Universal Associate Producer in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Number 36804BR

Job Title Associate Producer

Business Segment NBC News and MSNBC

Sub-Business NBC News

Posting Category TV Content & Production

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province District of Columbia

City Washington, D.C.


The main responsibility of the Associate Producer for MTP Daily is assisting 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.

Job Duties

  • Notify 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

  • Help coordinate media coverage during breaking news

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


Basic Qualifications

  • At least 2 years experience in research and news production

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

  • A bachelor’s degree required

  • 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

  • Excellent news judgment

  • Excellent writing skills

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

  • Up to date on periodicals, including op-eds

  • Ability to book guests

  • Ability to work in tandem with Producers, Correspondents and Anchors

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