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Boston Globe Today - Production Assistant

Post Date:Sep 06, 2022Type:Full time
Start Date:Salary:
Location: United States - Massachusetts - Boston Job Reference:
Job Description:

Become the first production assistant of weekday, Boston Globe-branded show premiering on the NESN 360 app with subsequent airings on the NESN linear network.




•            Help build weekly rundowns and holiday rundowns

•            Operate teleprompter (in-studio or remotely)

•            Gather and prepare show packet information daily for host

•            Assist Executive Producer, Supervising Producer, Senior Producer and Producers as needed 

•            Assist with any/all daily production needs, eg. opening Zoom lines,  assure camera position, lighting before start of interview

•            Write headlines, intros or other stories when needed

•            Assist producers with segments, including booking and gathering assets

•            Help prepare segments/packages for delivery across all platforms as needed (linear, digital, social media)



•       College Graduate with Newsroom Internship or Production Assistant Experience

•       Strong News Writing Skills

•       Able to work with people and collaborate

•       Touch points to New England preferred

•       Knowledge of ENPS will be vital to the role (can be trained)

•       Excellent written, verbal communication organizational skills are required

•       Strong ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment

•       Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook is necessary

•       Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud including Premiere, Media Encoder, and Photoshop

•       Flexible approach to work and a disciplined ethic; weekend work, late nights or early mornings may be required occasionally

•       Comfort multi-tasking across projects and strong communication skills. Success in the job will rely on the candidate's ability to keep multiple parties updated on progress across several things at one time

•       Comfort working on deadline

•       Experience creating promotional videos for social media

•       Experience working at a news organization

The Boston Globe and NESN are proud to be diverse and inclusive employers. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunities for all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, genetic information, military service, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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Contact Information
Boston Globe Media Partners
Maeve O'Sullivan
53 State St
Boston, MA 02109
United States
Ph: 6179297882

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