Media Desk Associate will report to the Media Assets Department of NBC-Universal, NBC News. This individual will be responsible for the review and cataloging of all incoming material/media.
Work under the direction of Media Desk Managers, screen and log media for immediate retrieval by NBC News production for daily broadcasts and breaking news.
Prioritize large volume of incoming content balancing accuracy and speed
Edit real-time logs per NBC News archival standards and archiving them to our digital databases.
Sub-divide (sub-clipping) materials using departments editing tools;
Assign clips to catalogs utilizing Avid Interplay.
Research and retrieval of archival media records for day of, long-term and breaking news projects per producer’s requests.
Work closely with various departments within MSNBC/NBC Universal (Departments may include: News Desk Operations, Satellite Operations, Field Production and Truck Operations) on material to be fed into NBC Universal.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or liberal arts field preferred
Experience with logging and researching archival material
Facility with database research and computer editing applications is essential
Must have knowledge of news, current events, and recent history
Must be able to work as part of a team and assist other team members as needed
Job may be located in NY or NJ
Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
Willingness to work extended shifts on short notice to cover breaking news and developing news assignments.
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to multi-task under deadline pressure
Knowledge of video intake
Knowledge of AVID tools a plus