Associate Producer - Albany

Full Time Albany, New York Posted 09/13/2021 Areas of interest: Editorial, News, Production Requisition Number: 290931BR NPR105
Research and write news scripts for assigned shows and newscasts. Contribute to special features and stories. Participate in coordinating coverage of major stories, breaking news and specials.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Write news stories for an assigned show and/or newscast, ensuring content is factually correct and written in a clear and concise conversational style
Verify stories are written to the pictures being edited and/or vice versa
Follow through on all assignments meeting required deadlines, including contributing to story ideas and development
Fill-in producing shows and newscasts as needed
Perform editing functions as needed
Work in a computerized newsroom environment
Perform other duties as assigned



Qualifications:
Skill/Abilities and Knowledge

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Strong broadcast news writing ability
Ability to anticipate situations and meet strict deadlines
Interpersonal skills and excellent collaboration skills
Ability to work effectively within a team environment and interact with all personnel within the organization
Knowledge of current events and industry trends
Attention to detail
Familiarity with the local market
Knowledge of social media platforms
Must be able to work rapidly and accurately
Working knowledge of general office computer software, newsroom software and basic non-linear editing systems a plus
Basic editing skills
Must be able and willing to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes
Education & Experience:

High School diploma required; Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field or comparable television work experience preferred

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Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
Varying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements, including weekends and holidays
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NPR105 290931 290931BR

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