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Associate Producer

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• Supports assigned CP, Producers and Associate Producers with the production of all or parts of assigned international live or taped studio show and show’s remote; assistance provided includes gathering production elements for live and taped programming such as: video clips, graphics and research support.
• Assigned to prepare and edit semi-routine pre production elements such as video clips, highlights, teases and features for use in live and taped events; prepares program fillers and other interstitial materials.
• Conducts research in the video archives and develops relationships with different International Networks to obtain material to support show’s needs.
• Assists in capturing and assembling production elements for on-line video highlights, features and teases.
• Provides timely, accurate and complete delivery of multimedia elements and publishes to various platforms.
• Screens and coordinates incoming live transmissions.
• Maintains updated production manuals and element reels.
• Can function as graphics coordinator for assigned studio telecasts of live and taped events.
• Works with technical and production personnel to create an informative and entertaining program.
• Adjusts to and interprets breaking news situations.
• Works with on-air staff to write accurate and informative stories.
• Teleprompter functions during show.
• Leverages US based and international libraries and highlight-gathering operation to support international show’s needs.
• Researches and prepares story ideas for future shows.
• Proposes ways statistics can be exploited in storytelling or as premium products on TV.

Basic Qualifications One to three years related production experience including experience with sports news.
• Four year college degree preferred. Journalism, Communications or related
• Good knowledge of TV production and video editing.
• Candidate must demonstrate the ability to show leadership, to drive content and to leverage relationships by working collaboratively with team members.
• Detailed technical knowledge not required, but must have knowledge of what “works” on TV and what is realistic to accomplish in time allotted for show production.
• Must possess demonstrated communication skills and ability to react quickly and positively under a wide variety of sensitive production situations that continually arise and are subject to change.
• Deep knowledge of US and International sports/rules/athletes (both current and historical, especially Soccer with special focus on Concacaf and European leagues, NBA, NFL, MLB and Tennis) required.
• Strong knowledge of US Hispanic television sports and market required.
• Strong understanding of, and appreciation for, Hispanic culture required.
• Bilingual (Spanish/English) required. Spanish proficiency should be as expected of a native Spanish speaker/writer.

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