Production Assistant, 2020 - ABC News - #8079109

General Entertainment Content

Date: Jul 22, 2021
City: Woodhaven, NY
Contract type: Full time
General Entertainment Content

Job Summary:

The primary focus of this position is to assist an anchor with daily needs for production on 2020 and other ABC platforms. The ideal candidate will have the ability to build strong relationships with others at all levels, be a team player, and have the ability to proactively provide assistance in various support positions. This candidate should also have an interest in learning more about television, digital media, and growing their career here.


  • Provide administrative support that includes managing daily phone calls and zooms, scheduling meetings, planning itinerary and coordinating travel arrangements, maintaining executive calendar, and processing expense reports

  • Provide PA work for 2020 story support- including research, media gathering and management, shoot prep and document preparation.

  • Manage social media accounts

  • Supporting the overall show in all aspects of production that includes editorial and video research, social media clearing, basic editing.

  • Actively pitch story ideas for the broadcast

Basic Qualifications:

  • Able to work well with others and perform duties under deadline in a fast-paced environment

  • Outstanding organizational and administrative skills

  • Proficiency in all Windows/Outlook/One Drive functions

  • Must be conscientious, self-motivated and proactive

  • Excellent written and verbal communication ability

  • Professional telephone and email manner

  • Adept at working quickly, accurately, and efficiently with multiple and changing priorities

  • Candidate must be willing to work flexible schedules, including weekends per breaking news

  • Must be absolutely reliable to appropriately handle sensitive and confidential matters

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

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