Associate Editorial Producer

PBS NewsHour

Washington, District of Columbia

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Date Posted January 14, 2022
Industry Other
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified

Description:

Associate Editorial Producer – PBS NewsHour

Full-time, Regular

Reports to: Senior Editorial Producer

ABOUT THE ROLE

As our Associate Editorial Producer you will proactively pitch story and guest ideas for interviews on the NewsHour. This will include newsmakers, analysts and experts.

Your proven research and organizational skills will be important as you arrange interviews, including logistics for remote interviews or in studio. You will coordinate with Production Management on transmission and other production needs. You’ll work closely with the graphics team regarding graphics that will help support an interview.

YOUR FIRST 90 DAYS

You’ll get to know your team and the wider organization, and how each group functions independently as well as part of the whole. You’ll learn our fast-paced work style while establishing key relationships with colleagues.

WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE

Your strong editorial judgment and a broad knowledge of current events and news will be invaluable to the team. Your ability to work effectively in a fast-paced newsroom setting will enable you to adjust smoothly to changing assignments under deadline pressure.

WHAT YOU’LL BRING

Proof of full dosage of a COVID-19 vaccination is required for all positions that will be working onsite, or may reasonably or occasionally be called to work onsite.


WHAT WE OFFER

ABOUT THE PBS NEWSHOUR

With roots in public service journalism beginning in 1973, the PBS NewsHour today is on a mission to bring balanced, in-depth news coverage to all. Innovative and fast-paced, life at the NewsHour is focused on collaboration, trust, and above all, enterprising important, considered news. NewsHour is unique in that the team is small and tight-knit, and must accomplish what no other daily news organization does: be the gold-standard of reporting for a nightly, hour-long broadcast, and to crucial digital platforms.

You’ll enjoy working at the NewsHour if you enjoy contributing to meaningful reporting, working on small teams in which your ideas are not just valued but vital, and pushing yourself to grow your skills every day.

We know there are great candidates who may have skills we haven’t thought about.   If that’s you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself. We also encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ+ people, veterans and people with disabilities. 

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