- Line Producer, MSNBC Weekends - SYMONE

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Line Producer, MSNBC Weekends - SYMONE


Line Producer, MSNBC Weekends - SYMONE

• Intermediate Level


MSNBC is looking for an experienced Line Producer for SYMONE. This position is represented by the Writers Guild of America East.

Category Editor  Line Producer  Live Event / On Location Services  Producers 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 24, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

  • Assist Senior Producer in creating daily broadcast by executing editorial vision of day.
  • Serve as backup Senior Producer.
  • Oversee daily rundown changes.
  • Supervise editorial content of newscast.
  • Use leadership skills to motivate, mentor and manage employees.
  • Write news scripts and teases.
  • Work with show director and production crew.
  • Oversee all in-show graphics and story titles.
  • Work with Senior Producer to approve (copy edit) all scripts.
  • Pitch story ideas (day-of, next day, futures).
  • Initiate planning process.
In Control Room:
  • Preview accuracy of upcoming video, graphics and chyron.
  • Preview upcoming stories and segments.
  • Communicate with guests and correspondents-time cues, roll cues, thank-you’s.
  • Communicate with control room staff-director, teleprompter operator, chyron operator and TPM.
  • Time newscast.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience in live television (i.e. morning shows, cable shows, broadcast TV, etc.).
  • Must have at 1 year of line producing experience.
  • Editorial experience in a fast-paced news room environment, ability to anticipate and respond quickly to change. 
Desired Qualifications:
  • Possess ability to develop story ideas, research and plan segments.
  • 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.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Expert tease writer.
Additional Job Requirements:
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through 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.
Salary range: $110,000-$125,000.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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