ASSOCIATE PRODUCER, WBUR Program & Production
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER, WBUR Program & ProductionTracking Code6643 Job Description
The Associate Producer is responsible for a variety of editorial tasks related to producing interviews and other segments with program hosts for the daily national 4 hour news program, Here & Now. The Associate Producer arranges, researches, produces, records, and edits interviews for Here & Now. This position works closely with hosts in production of on-air segments, including preparation of editorial debriefs and shaping materials for interviews including scripts for air. May also be responsible for elements of content for digital platforms including links, multi-media and narrative. This role pitches daily news stories and issues for potential segments.
Essential Functions include:
- Conceive of segment ideas; conduct research, arrange studios; produce/edit tape & stories; write draft script/leads as directed. Produce daily news segments.
- Produce interviews: Prepare and plan interviews for host(s) including research, pre-interviews with guests and contributing journalists.
- Attend daily editorial meeting and pitch ideas for segments; monitor news sources (Twitter, internet, wire-service, sources, magazines) for segment ideas; stay in regular contact with sources.
Bachelor's degree preferred with at least three to five years of related work experience.
This position is eligible for Boston University's generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, tuition remission, and more!
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular