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Associate Producer

Media | New York, NY | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Associate Producer 792725 

We are looking for an ambitious, motivated, experienced producer of digital video who can write news packages in record time for digital syndication, social distribution and on-site viewing. The role will also require skill in identifying in house-owned video versus licensed footage. In addition to reporting, part of the position will assist in getting the broadcast show segments up on-site which includes writing SEO headlines and text copy as well as putting together shorter tease videos for press releases. 


  • Identify emotionally driven news stories or viral videos before they're covered by online competitors
  • Develop video produced pieces with creativity, comedic flair and accuracy 
  • Gather fair use materials from the web for editors to use in video packages
  • Research interview subject's the contact information and reaches out to them with ease
  • Write video headlines, description and keyword tags for each story produced 
  • Write 2 video headlines for each show segment posted online and a correlating description for each video. 
  • Work with editors and clearance team to accurately identify footage in show segments 
  • Collaborate with the show’s investigation team to help produce teaser videos for press releases


  • BA, 3-5 years' experience in digital content production, news reporting or video producing
  • Proven track record of growing and maintaining an online audience
  • Excellent headline-writing skills and knowledge of SEO optimization
  • Experience with Avid, CMS, Brightcove, iNews, digital integrations, partnerships and online syndication of videos
  • In-depth understanding of breaking news and the urgency to create content quickly
  • Ability to multitask and adapt to an ever-changing digital environment

$250 per day         New York, NY 10019        6+ Month Assignment