“Washington Week” seeks a highly-motivated associate producer to work with the moderator and producers of this weekly, award-winning PBS program. The associate producer researches stories, identifies and edits relevant sound and video, and creates digital and social media content. He/she assists the digital producer to extend the reach of our broadcast and podcast to ensure the largest possible on-line audience. The ideal candidate is a political news fanatic with solid editorial skills. They are a creative self-starter and storyteller who is detail-oriented, organized and works well as part of a small team. Key responsibilities include securing and archiving video, photos and graphics and work with Avid editors to produce b-roll, and video elements for the weekly, live broadcast, monitoring and logging news events, with a strong sense of editorial judgment and clipping moments from the broadcast and wringing compelling SEO headlines to promote on digital platforms.
Must have a college degree in political science, journalism, history or related field; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Minimum 3 years of newsroom experience preferably working on a live news, political discussion and/or current affairs program along with the ability to communicate and work collaboratively with diverse individuals, both internally and externally and thrive in a deadline-driven environment.
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