VICE News is looking for a self--starting Associate Producer for our office to support a wide variety of VICE News productions, from long--form documentaries, to recurring franchises, and breaking news. Successful applicants will demonstrate expertise in the news & documentary field, and an ability to flourish in a team environment. This is not a field position.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Pitching stories, producing segments, and booking guests as needed.
Conducting in--depth research and distilling it into formats required by Producers.
Heavy research and vertical development on various topics.
Producing graphics and working with various other producers.
Researching and clearing archival.
Researching and clearing music.
Maintaining post--production schedules.
Maintaining releases and filing in the VICE system.
Working with Producers to close out jobs and fill out red sheets.
Networking and representing VICE as needed at various events.
Other duties and/or special projects as assigned.
Bachelors/equivalent experience in journalism a must, as is knowledge of the current global media environment.
1+years experience in broadcast news, documentary film, or other digital media production.
Excellent research skills.
Ability to persuade via written and verbal communication.
Demonstrate expertise in the news & documentary field.
Ability to assist with editing segments.
Ability to work in a Mac work environment.
Be a deadline--driven, goal oriented, multi--tasker.
Language skills are a plus.
Ability to shoot and edit is plus.