Production Assistant, News Now

Employer NBC
Location New York, NY
Type Full time
Apply by Not specified
Posted on June 22, 2022


Hallie Jackson NOW on NBC News Now pushes to be on top of the news, jumping on developing and late-breaking stories which means we’re looking for a Production Assistant who thrives in a fast-paced, quickly-changing and deadline-driven team environment.

Get in touch if you love to edit video, work with graphics and want to jump-start your career in journalism.

But hurry. We’ve got a lot to do.

This position is represented by the NewsGuild-CWA.

Responsibilities/Job Duties:

  • Work closely with Associate Producers and Producers by assisting them in editing video and graphics
  • Help research and fact-check stories with speed and accuracy
  • Pitch smart and engaging stories for daily and future segments that will resonate with our audience
  • Keep a constant eye on show rundowns to make sure our video and graphics are in place, accurate and current
  • Find and edit the best video and sound for assigned stories


• You’ve worked in broadcast, digital or cable, including internships, for at 2+ years
• You know how to edit video on Premiere and/or Avid
• You’ve got an interest and passion for journalism and are up on the latest news across multiple subject areas
• You are able to handle multiple projects with attention to detail under intense deadline
• You live for the moments when news is breaking and time to air is short
• You thrive working in a collaborative team environment
• You have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
• You are willing to work in New York, New York

– 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 Characteristics

• You pay attention to the details of everything you work on
• You’re ready to jump in on projects as they come up

Apply here.