Production Assistant, Digital Video


Job Position(s): Production Assistant
Project Type: Various
Job Date: Ongoing
Compensation: Paid
Union Status: Non-Union


NBC News Digital is looking for a production associate to help our team craft compelling breaking, original and enterprise videos and our verticals, BETTER and THINK.

You’re a good candidate for this role if you have the desire to develop into a strong digital producer and editor and want to help our team create high quality, journalistic, digital video. In this role, you will work with our video producers and video journalists to research, book interviews, assist on shoots, screen field work, log interviews, and contribute to a mix of short-form videos across a variety of topics.  The right candidate will be comfortable balancing tasks and taking direction from a team of editors, reporters and colleagues across the newsroom.

This is an exciting opportunity to gain exposure to the digital video production process while working with an iconic media brand.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Work closely with the video team to research story ideas
  • Screen and log tapes
  • Assist in setting up shoots
  • Develop your ability to pitch, report, write, shoot, edit and produce videos for, and its’ verticals, under the guidance of our team of experience video producers
  • Learn about and experiment with content and format types


• Bachelor’s degree
• 1 year of professional experience working in a digital or TV production environment
• Some familiarity with AVID and Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects.)
• Aware of latest formats and trends in digital video
• Collaborative spirit and outstanding communication skills
• Ability to execute under tight deadlines
• Must be willing to work in New York City and travel

Additional Job Requirements:
• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
• Must submit a resume, short cover letter, links to two videos, detailing your role in each (You should have served in a supporting role in at least one of the pieces)


News Digital

Career Level



New York


New York


United States

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