“Marketplace” seeks assistant producer
The Assistant Producer at Marketplace works closely with the Producer to help produce Marketplace Morning Report.
This position is responsible for directing the Marketplace Morning Report, contributing show ideas, researching show topics for host, scheduling guests, and providing production and maintenance for Marketplace Morning Report.
Initiates story and segment ideas and concepts, and participates in all creative aspects of the program. The Assistant Producer is also responsible for arranging interviews and helping plan future news coverage. The Assistant Producer will fill-in for and assist other Marketplace programs as needed.
This position is the primary Director of the program during the overnight 50-100% of the time.
- Directs the Marketplace Morning Report show rolls, creates rundowns, selects music, coordinates fixes, and manages archiving
- Books, produces and edits host interviews with high-profile guests
- Stays current with local, regional, national and international news
- Writes promos and scripts
- Creates, produces and develops regular show segments
- Hands-on production; cuts and edits audio, pulls news copy; schedules studio time
- Fields host Q&As outside of the studio, along with other show segments as required
- Initiates and researches story and segment ideas and concepts for program
- Writes introductions and prepares stories for broadcast, Internet and other platforms
- Contributes to Marketplace news calendars
- Administrative tasks include: answering mail, record keeping, data entry, creating daily rundowns and processing payment vouchers
- Helps plan coverage based on planning calendars and upcoming events
- Collects information from identified content sources for posting to the Web
- Researches sources/guests, background, context; proposes guests
- Receives critical audience feedback
- Supports hosts; may handle host travel logistics
- Acquires permissions/licenses
- May direct the work of interns
- Performs other duties as assigned
To apply, go here.