NJTV, headquartered at the Agnes Varis NJTV Studio in Newark with additional studios at the Trenton State House and New Jersey City University as well as university content bureaus across the state, strives to engage the community and increase public awareness of critical local issues. NJTV seeks Associate Producer to pitch, develop, produce, package and publish Jersey-centric news and public affairs coverage. Platforms include flagship live broadcast NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams, NJ Spotlight’s digital assets and daily newsletter, and social networks. Specific responsibilities include:
• Works as part of Editorial team to pitch, research, develop, fact check and gather supporting elements for news stories; • Coordinates logistical activities (scheduling, booking quests, locations, releases, etc.) of reporting team; • Reviews raw footage as appropriate in preparation for editing process; • Assist with graphics, gathers archival footage and interactive materials for both television and digital use.
Qualifications include: • A minimum of 2 years news gathering experience, candidates with newsroom environment are preferred; • Excellent copy editing and news story/headline writing skills; • Superior organizational, interpersonal and project management skills; • Must possess knowledge of government and social policy issues, on national and state level; • Familiarity with AP style; • BA/BS or equivalent experience.
The successful candidate has an interest in news and familiarity with New Jersey issues.
Qualified candidates only; no phone calls please. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
PMNJ is an equal employment opportunity employer. PMNJ does not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, creed, color, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, marital and partnership status, familial status, arrest or conviction record, union membership, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, unemployment status, caregiver status, credit history, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law. -