Associate Producer/Video Coordinator

Seeking an Associate Producer who will work with both America’s News Headquarters and in the Washington Newsroom.   This is a weekend position.  Primary responsibilities include finding video, logging video, and working with editors to ensure the highest possible visual and editorial quality of tape production. Duties also include working with producers and anchors writing scripts for air, pitching story ideas, developing segments, and booking guests for the show.  Ability to handle breaking news--including quick turnaround of new video and sound--is a must.

The qualified candidate will also work in the newsroom and will play an important role in the gathering of editorial information and video material for a fast paced 24-hour news environment. As an Associate Producer, you will be expected to work hand-in-hand with correspondents generating story ideas, logging news conferences, setting up interviews, and researching/gathering information and video to use on air. Candidates must be able to work well under pressure, possess strong communication skills and be willing to work long hours. Knowledge of or experience covering national politics and/or Congress is a plus.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of broadcast experience
  • Good editorial judgment as well as strong logistical skills
  • Knowledge of national politics and the DC area
  • The ability to work well in a fast paced and intense atmosphere
  • Understanding of tapeless workflow in a newsroom
  • Knowledge of Viz editing a plus
  • Familiarity with iNews a plus
  • Flexibility to work various shifts when needed (must work be available to work weekends)
  • Motivated, self-starter who is able to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize is a necessity

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