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Comcast Newsmakers - Campaign 2012
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NABJ is pleased to announce a new temporary job opportunity for those interested in political coverage and campaigns. Please read the information below, and submit the required materials to nabjcomcast2012@gmail.com.

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Title:


Host/Reporter/Moderator


Description:


Comcast Newsmakers is seeking youthful but experienced on-air talent for a series of election-related interviews and cablecast programs during the 2012 presidential election cycle.  Successful candidates will have a thorough knowledge of and genuine interest in the political process; experience interacting with high profile newsmakers and candidates for public office (including but not limited to on-camera interviewing); a distinct sense of the political wants/needs of first-time voters including demonstrated knowledge of social media.  This is a freelance/temporary position.


Essential Functions:

  • Conduct on-camera interviews with high-level political newsmakers in a variety of settings (town hall, one-on-one, press conference, etc.)
  • Work with production team to develop questions and other editorial considerations for Comcast Newsmakers young-voter targeted programming.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years on-camera experience in a news/political environment
  • Thorough knowledge of the presidential campaign cycle – key players, states, issues, etc.  
  • Comfortable interacting with and questioning national newsmakers
  • Comfortable facilitating "town hall” style meetings with national newsmakers and a live audience

 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be willing and able to travel to a variety of locations throughout campaign cycle-Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Interested candidates must submit CV/resume and work samples via web link by July 8th, 2011 to nabjcomcast2012@gmail.com (Subject Line "[Your Last Name]; [NABJ-COMCAST 2012]")



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