Public Affairs Assistant III
Office of Public Affairs, UC BerkeleyCategory: Miscellaneous
Duration of Position: through May 2013
The Public Affairs assistant works directly with Media Relations' manager of broadcast communications, helping to facilitate broadcast news productions at UC Berkeley, pitching story ideas to the broadcast media, assisting in the production of news videos, managing and expanding broadcast media contacts, and building and maintaining a video library database and other broadcast resources.
- Maintaining broadcast news clip reels (recording, logging, dubbing, transferring format of videotapes)
- Maintaining broadcast media contacts database
-Drafting story pitches and creating distribution lists for broadcast and online video outlets.
- Assisting in the research, planning and production of news videos
- Maintaining tape library and electronic video library
-Expanding and enhancing photo library of campus interview locations
The position requires good organizational and communication skills, the ability to perform a variety of tasks under deadline pressure, the ability to work independently and as a member of a team, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
-- High level of interest in news and current events
-- Ability to communicate effectively and accurately with reporters, faculty members and others via e-mail and phone
-- Good computer skills, including database entry experience and working knowledge of Excel
-- good writing skills adaptable to broadcast newswriting style
-- Familiarity with professional video production equipment and post-production (Final Cut Pro)
How To Apply:
Deadline To Apply: Sept. 30, 2012
Posted: 09/04/2012 - 11:22 a.m.
Modified: 09/04/2012 - 11:31 a.m.
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