Production Assistant, E! News Productions

NBCUniversal - Universal City, CA
  • Assist news producers in gathering production elements for stories including b-roll, sound bites, still pictures, videos/images from social media.
  • Pulling, viewing and logging clips.
  • Research stories
  • Working with producers to assist and coordinate tracking times and voice over sessions.
  • Coordinating with editor on the uploading of files and footage (from Daisy or purchased from vendors).
  • Research and fact check information in the script.
  • Pulling music cues/sound effects from music library.
  • Check competing entertainment websites for story ideas.
  • Pitch stories.
  • Work closely with editors and visual producer to ensure all story elements are delivered (pictures/videos/animations).

Qualifications/Requirements

Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 6 months working experience preferred in broadcast news, video production, or related internship

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics
  • Knowledge of iNews is a plus
  • Good people and problem-solving skills
  • Strong pop culture knowledge
  • Strong communication skills
  • Capable of handling intense deadlines and multi-tasking
  • Excellent research skills; demonstrated creativity, responsibility and organizational abilities a must
  • Organized, responsible, accurate, able to work well under pressure and without constant supervision
  • Team-oriented
  • Hours must be flexible to accommodate breaking news, including early mornings, nights and weekends

Sub-Business

E! Entertainment

Career Level

Entry-Level

City

Universal City

State/Province

California

Country

United States

About Us

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

About E! Entertainment
E! is the only global, multi-platform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 91 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S and 161 countries globally. “E! News” airs nightly on the network and is the leading multi-platform publisher delivering breaking entertainment news and pop culture coverage 24/7 across EOnline.com and all digital and
social media. E! programming includes popular series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Total Divas," “Total Bellas,” "Botched," "Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry,” “Very Cavallari” and its newest late night topical series “Busy Tonight.” The brand’s robust digital programming slate includes “E! News’ The Rundown” “Face Forward” and “What The Fashion" on Snapchat. E!’s "Live from the Red Carpet" signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture's biggest nights and on November 11 E! becomes the home of the “People’s Choice Awards.” E! is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. For more corporate information, visit www.nbcuniversal.com.

E! News is the leading daily pop culture show, featuring the biggest and most-talked about stories of the day. Hosted by Jason Kennedy, E! News covers the day’s hottest topics in pop culture and entertainment in a fast-paced, social and entertaining way tailored to a young, hyper-connected audience. Airing in more than 160 countries, E! News boasts the youngest and most affluent viewership and is the only truly cross platform pop culture brand with a monthly reach of 80MM+ people across linear and digital in the U.S. alone.

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