Boston University ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR, Here & Now, WBUR Program & Production in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Tracking Code 5051/I1217 Job Description

The Assistant Managing Editor, Here & Now is responsible for a variety of editorial tasks, including management responsibilities, overseeing aspects of Here & Now overall editorial decision making and production. Responsible for the production of specific individual segments in coordination with Here & Now's program hosts in support of the production of the daily nationally distributed two hour news program, 'Here and Now' (Noon-2pm Monday-Friday.) Produce and oversee the use of a production studio for recording, researching and arranging program elements while providing editorial and technical support to the Senior Managing Editor, Executive Producer of Here & Now and hosts of Here & Now. Work in concert with hosts of Here & Now to produce on-air segments, including preparation of editorial debriefs and shaping materials for interviews including written introductions. Manage of overall Here & Now production and segments in coordination with the Here & Now Executive Producer and Here & Now's Senior Managing Editor when other Senior Here & Now Editorial Managers are on vacation. Provide on air debriefs and segments for Here & Now, as needed. Pitch daily news stories and issues for potential segments on Here & Now.

Required Skills

B.A./B.S., and three to five years of related experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular