Associate Producer

Washington, DC
May 13, 2022
Jun 03, 2022
Full Time
Job Description

Washington Post Live is looking for an associate producer to join our editorial team. We are looking for a self-starter who has a positive attitude, is highly organized, detail-oriented and can perform well under the pressure of a fast-moving news environment. Someone who has demonstrated editorial skills, can follow detailed instruction but is also able to take initiative when needed, and has an ability to execute production tasks with precision and attention to detail.

The ideal candidate is a team player with strong communication skills. This position reports to the executive producer and will also work closely with WPL editorial director and senior producers on news content production for a digital platform creating both in person and virtual programming.

  • Report, research and assist in producing editorial and visual content of segments
  • Assist with program production, including graphics and video elements
  • Assist with booking newsmakers and other guests for programs
  • Set the stage for interviews by scripting compelling copy for intro videos
  • Deliver multi-platform dissemination of our news content on social media including by writing and posting tweets during assigned programs, and help with ensuring our Instagram feed is robust
  • organizing and updating various spreadsheets with precision
  • tracking daily booking outreach in Excel
  • managing deadlines with the event side of the team

  • Bachelor's degree required (TV/Film/Journalism or related field) or equivalent work experience (3 years in newsroom or similar environment)
  • Demonstrated production and digital skills
  • Strong writing and research skills
  • Strong editorial and organization skills, as well as the ability to perform duties under deadlines
  • Must be familiar with various media formats
  • An understanding of the current digital landscape of live streaming
  • Familiarity with content publishing/CMS tools desirable
  • A strong understanding of social media and managing social media accounts desirable

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

The innovation doesn't end in the Newsroom - dozens of teams power The Washington Post. We are now hiring the next innovator - how will you Impact Tomorrow?


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