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PBS NewsHour Weekend is a current affairs program from WNET, the leading provider of news, current affairs and documentary content for public television. PBS NewsHour Weekend is a daily news program that will focus on national and international news of the day as well as longer lead stories and issues. PBS NewsHour weekend is a 30 minute television broadcast, airing nationally on Saturday and Sunday evenings.
The Associate Producer will assist Producers in the planning and coordination of news and current affairs program segments of approximately 6 minutes in length. S/he will report to the Executive Producer and will work closely with the editorial team at all stages of the production process from story development through post-production. Responsibilities and tasks will include, but are not limited to, researching and pitching stories; shooting video, developing storylines and identifying locations and characters; assisting in the production of shoots; conducting interviews, working with on-camera talent as required, fact-checking scripts; assisting in the editing and delivery of segments. In addition, s/he will liaise, as necessary, with various other departments, including publicity, production services, finance and legal.