Production Assistant

MSNBC

Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 1+ years

Company Description

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

 Job Description

Anchor Production Assistant

MSNBC is looking for an exceptional Anchor Production Assistant for Symone.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in compiling research for anchor, maintaining on-air updates during live program
  • Gather information on breaking news stories for anchors to relay on air
  • Print scripts for anchors and build updates
  • Provide daily support by managing calendars, appearance and schedule
  • Schedule and book travel and meetings
  • Organize and schedule meeting and interviews
  • Maintain and process expense reports
  • Respond to correspondences
  • Order and coordinate all graphic elements for air when needed
  • Oversee the airing of all graphic elements in control room during live program when needed
  • Work closely with producers to research, select and locate required footage for broadcast

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least one year of news production experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Additional Job Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
  • Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Desired Qualifications:

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

Additional Information

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.