News Assistant (two openings)

  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018 11:29 AM
    Message # 6770687

    The News Assistant program is designed to give recent college graduates practical experience in a broadcast news setting.  During their tenure, News Assistants are exposed to many aspects of producing a nightly television news program.  Over the course of the program, the News Assistant may have the opportunity to rotate through any or all of the areas of field shoots, research, logging, newsdesk, and online. The approximate term for this position is nine months.


    • ·         Excellent writing and research skills
    • ·         Knowledge of PBS NewsHour’s journalistic style
    • ·         Demonstrated interest in journalism and/or television production
    • ·         Strong work ethic, effective time management, professional phone manner and solid administrative skills

    PBS NewsHour is a wholly-owned, non-profit subsidiary of WETA. For a full job description or to apply through our online application, please click here to be directed to the careers page at WETA. To confirm that a WETA or PBS NewsHour job posting is under recruitment, please visit our websites for our current job postings list: and

    WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer.  WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

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