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Guest Assistant - Washington Journal (Part-Time/Temporary: 6/4/18-12/4/18)

Location:Washington, DC
Employment Type:Part Time
Description:To be considered for this position, you must:
  • be a junior or senior currently pursuing a bachelor's degree
  • be available to work Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 6am-10:15am and
  • work the complete six-month assignment (6/4/18-12/4/18).
GENERAL FUNCTION:
Assist the Producers with the execution of the Washington Journal, a daily, live program on C-SPAN television network by coordinating the activities of the program’s guests.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares the green room prior to the program.
  • Monitors incoming tweets and e-mail messages during the program and assists the Producer in selecting tweets and e-mail messages to be read on the air.
  • Greets all program guests when they arrive at C-SPAN.
  • Helps to make the guests comfortable and relaxed before going on-air by explaining the show’s format, reviewing the guests’ biographical information, answering their questions and accompanying them to the set.
  • Escorts guests to and from the set.
  • Assists production staff in other pre-production activities as required.
BACKGROUND/SKILLS:
  • Undergraduate student (junior or senior) with a keen interest in the political process and/or television production.
  • Ability to work an early morning/weekend schedule (Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 6am-10:15am).
  • Reliability a must.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.


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