Broadcast News Assistant

Posted On: March 14, 2016

Journalism Job

Media Organization: PBS NewsHour

Company Description

The NewsHour is a daily news program hosted by Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff. For more than 40 years, millions of Americans and citizens of the world have turned to the PBS NewsHour for the solid, reliable reporting that has made it one of the most trusted news programs on television.

Job Description

The News Assistant position is an entry-level program designed for recent graduates and aimed at providing practical experience in a broadcast news setting. The News Assistants are exposed to all aspects involved in producing a nightly television news program. News Assistants must apply for unit-specific positions, which can be found on our website:

In addition to their daily duties, News Assistants attend a series of breakfasts with various members of our organization, including correspondents, producers, and reporters.

To Apply

To apply, please send the following to the Broadcast News Assistant Coordinator via email (preferred) or ground mail.

(1) News Assistant Application (available as a PDF or as a Word document)
(2) Cover letter
(3) Resume

Gretchen Frazee
Broadcast News Assistant Coordinator