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Segment Producer, Deadline: White House

Intermediate Level

Summary

MSNBC is looking for an experienced Segment Producer for Deadline: White House.

Job Description

Responsibilities:
Research, report and write daily segments
Determine video and sound for assigned segments
Communicate daily story development with senior producer
Be in control room during airing of live segment
When warranted, field produce segments
Take part in editorial planning
Pitch story ideas
Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

Strong writing skills and knowledge of American politics.
Strong research and reporting skills.
5 years of experience in some form of journalism
required (i.e. cable or network news, website,
newspaper).
Edit room experience and breaking news experience is
preferred.
Candidate should be able to deal with daily script
deadline pressure

Additional Job Requirements:

Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through
www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered.
Must be willing to work in New York, NY.
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the
United States.
Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under
tight deadline pressure, including breaking news.

Desired Characteristics

Possess ability to develop story ideas, research and plan
segments.
Ability to "book" guests, and work with graphics and
video elements.
Exceptional editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories
with high potential for provocative, compelling television.
Knowledge of current events, politics and pop culture.
Wide-range reader of news, including op-eds.
Proficient in both tape and desktop editing.

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Category
Producers 
Location
Greater New York City Area
Time Period
7 Months
Start Date
N/A
Job Type
Full Time 
Weekly Limit
N/A
Shift
N/A
Skills
  • Writers
  • Producers