PBS NewsHour is seeking a Production Assistant who's responsible for recruiting, training, and managing seasonal Desk Assistant staff, and for providing a diverse range of writing, research, editing, production, and tracking services to support the work of the PBS NewsHour. The Production Assistant exercises independent judgment and collaborates with the Producer(s), Senior Producer(s), Editor(s) and other members of the PBS NewsHour organization in the coordination of the many production elements involved with broadcasting a daily news program both on television and on the Web. College degree in journalism, communications, political science, or a related discipline. Introductory experience with broadcast and online journalism, including writing, editing, and shooting preferred. Prior experience supervising, leading, or mentoring people is a plus.
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