Job TitleAssociate Producer
The Associate Producer supports Producers with all phases of project from pre-production to post-production including, but not limited to, scripting, travel and lodging, booking crew, call sheets, daily shoot schedule, and day to day pre-production and administrative needs. This position also supports Producers and crew on location shoots. The Associate Producer writes and edits news copy. In addition, this position: •Rewrites copy from many sources (e.g. wire services, networks, newspaper, information provided by the assignment desk and reporters). •Previews videotape for inclusion in on-air presentation. Writes stories to the video available. •Assigns and coordinates editing of news stories. •Logs incoming news feeds. •Files and maintains news library tapes.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Proficiency with Avid, Final Cut, and Microsoft Office required.
Strong computer skills.
Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule.
Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Script writing and editorial experience is preferred.
Good phone skills.
Ability to work in a creative, fast-paced environment.
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Must be able to multi-task and manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously.
Must possess a valid driver's license.