Asian American Life Part-Time Segment Producer (CUNY TV)
Asian American Life
25 W 43rd St Suite 1000
New York, NY 10036
Asian American Life is looking for a segment producer for our monthly news magazine show at CUNY TV in New York City. This is a part-time job of 24 hours per week. Candidate must be flexible to work remote from home and in-person at the office. There are opportunities to report on-camera.
- Develop, research, book guests, write and report on segments about Asian American communities and leaders, both locally and nationwide. Take part in editorial meetings and pitch story ideas for monthly show.
- Book crew and field produce segments in the NYC tri-state area.
- Write scripts for 3 to 6 minutes feature stories. Track scripts in audio booth.
- Work closely with editor. Find compelling and creative visuals for segment including video, photos, graphics, music and sound.
- Contribute to social media postings on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
LOCATION: New York, New York
ABOUT ASIAN AMERICAN LIFE (AAL): Asian American Life is an Emmy award winning, nationally syndicated, prime-time news magazine program that addresses topical news issues, community, lifestyle, entertainment, and arts. AAL airs on CUNY TV, PBS, and social media worldwide with followers from six continents. AAL profiles Asian American leaders including Andrew Yang, U.S. presidential and New York mayoral candidate, David Henry Hwang, Tony award-winning playwright, Alan Muraoka, award-winning actor of Sesame Street, Andrea Jung, former CEO of Avon, Dr. David Ho, Time Magazine Man off the Year for AIDS research, Anna Sui, award-winning fashion designer, Ron Darling, World Series Mets pitcher, and numerous high-profile guests. The show is hosted by Ernabel Demillo, former morning news anchor and correspondent of WNYW Fox News.
- Strong research skills and knowledge of Asian American issues, communities, current affairs and trends.
- Experience booking guests, including high profile guests and celebrities
- Strong development, research and planning skills of original stories
- Broadcast writing and reporting skills
- Experience in broadcast journalism in either cable, local, network or website news.
- Broadcast story telling skills using visuals, graphics, music and sound
- Proficient in shooting and editing is preferred.
- Social media savvy, including finding new ways to promote your story on the internet