Anchor Production Assistant, MSNBC Live 2PM

  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Sep 15

Position description

MSNBC is looking for a Production Assistant for the 2PM show with host Katy Tur.

This is a staff with end date position for 6 months.


  • Assist in compiling research for anchor, maintaining on-air updates during live program
  • Gather information on breaking news stories for anchors to relay on air
  • Print scripts for anchors and build updates
  • Provide daily support by managing calendars, appearance and schedule
  • Schedule and book travel and meetings
  • Organize and schedule meeting and interviews
  • Maintain and process expense reports
  • Respond to correspondences
  • Order and coordinate all graphic elements for air when needed
  • Oversee the airing of all graphic elements in control room during live program when needed
  • Work closely with producers to research, select and locate required footage for broadcast


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Must have at least 2 years’ production experience.
  • Must be proficient with Desktop editing.

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered.
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news.

Desired Characteristics

  • Proficient editing with Avid.
  • Ability to enterprise, research and plan stories.
  • Thorough knowledge of current events, US politics, geopolitics, foreign policy and history.
  • Wide-range reader of news, including op-eds.

Application instructions

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