Production Assistant, Politics

Production Assistant, Politics

PBS NewsHour is seeking a Production Assistant who’s responsible for providing a diverse range of writing, research, editing, production, and reporting services to support the work of the PBS NewsHour, focusing on politics. The Production Assistant will provide assistance to producers and team creating broadcast and online content, using media asset management tools, online web research, and video editing programs, such as Premiere Pro, Avid and Final Cut Pro.   College degree in journalism, communications, political science, or a related discipline. Introductory experience with television broadcast and online journalism, including writing, editing, and shooting preferred. Experience with Premiere Pro, Avid and Final Cut Pro is desirable.

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