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  Associate Producer, Newsgathering
Employer: Aljazeera America Job Posted: 12/8/2013
Location: Washington, DC Job Status: Full Time
Experience Level: Entry-Level

Job Description:

Associate Producer

Key Responsibilities:

• Pitching and developing short form non-fiction ideas
• Supporting pre/ and post-production of content
• Heavy Internet research to build filmmaker, producer, and other potential content creator leads.
• Heavy phone and email correspondence with potential contributors to cultivate awareness for viewer creator opportunities at Al Jazeera America.
• Build relationships and motivate potential contributors to submit future projects.
• Production coordination and research
• Perform constant follow-up and relationship management with viewer creators.
• Maintain day-to-day relations with content sources


• 1-3 years’ work experience preferred
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Television, Journalism, or English
• Previous broadcast newsroom experience is preferred
• Keen interest in news, entertainment, global and current affairs
• Highly motivated, self-starter with results-driven sales-oriented attitude
• Writing clear, concise, engaging copy
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Organizational skills and attention to detail
• Intermediate skills in MS Word and MS Excel
• Strong understanding of web video, vlogs, blogs and web 2.0 social networking sites
• The ability to handle several projects simultaneously
• The ability to visualize and manage complicated workflows
• Must be able to sit, type, read, watch video and listen to audio for extended periods of time
• Demonstrated skills with Final Cut Pro preferred
• Must be able to multi-task and possess excellent time management skills
• Must be able to take direction from Producers and work well in a team environment, especially under tight deadline pressure

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