This is a staff with end date position for 6 months.

MSNBC Weekends is looking for an exceptional Anchor Production Assistant for the morning show. The host is Ali Velshi.

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


Basic Qualifications:

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

Additional Job Requirements:

• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through
www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
• 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

Desired Characteristics

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

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