Arlington – PBS NEWSHOUR NEWS ASSISTANT PROGRAM FOR RECENT COLLEGE GRADUATES – ASAP – PAID

News Assistant

 

Department: NewsHour Productions, LLC

Supervisor:  Broadcast Producer

Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt, 1 year

 

The News Assistant program is designed to give recent college graduates practical experience in a broadcast news setting. During their tenure, News Assistants are exposed to all aspects of producing a nightly television news program. Over the course of the program, each News Assistant may have the opportunity to rotate through any, or all of the following areas:

  • Field Shoots
  • Research
  • Logging
  • Newsdesk
  • Online

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Researching stories and potential interview subjects.
  • Assisting producers on field shoots.
  • Completing general duties associated with the newsdesk.
  • Logging video feeds.
  • Contributing to digital content and online post-production.
  • Perform related special projects or other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent writing and research skills.
  • Demonstrated interest in journalism and/or television production.
  • Professional phone manner and solid administrative skills.
  • Strong work ethic and effective time management.
  • Knowledge of PBS NewsHour‘s journalistic style.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Prior experience in a broadcast news setting preferred.
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

To apply, please click here.