Anchor (Administrative) Assistant- PBS Newshour

Anchor (Administrative) Assistant


PBS Newshour/WETA–Washington, DC

 PBS NewsHour is looking for an Anchor Assistant to support our co-anchors. You will be working with the rest of our broadcast support staff to ensure smooth operations and communications.

As our Anchor Assistant, you will:

  • Perform various administrative tasks
  • Conduct research for Anchors and Senior Producers about news stories and reports
  • Use your good judgement to determine the importance and urgency of communications
  • Assist with other duties in the day to day functions of a busy newsroom and office

You have:

  • The ability to work collaboratively
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Familiarity and facility with internet research
  • An interest in journalism and interest/basic working knowledge of current events
  • Demonstrated understanding an application of computer technology to accomplish work, specifically Microsoft Office programs
  • A minimum 2 years of administrative office experience
  • Bachelor’s degree

What we offer:

  • Competitive and comprehensive benefits package
  • 403(b)/Roth and outstanding company match program
  • Growth opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement and loans

***For a full job description or to apply through our online application, please click here to be directed to the careers page at WETA.

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