Full Time Job

Line Producer, Morning Joe - Short Term


New York, NY 07-13-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
MSNBC is looking for an experienced Line Producer for Morning Joe. This is a temporary position.

• 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.
• Write lead news scripts and teases.
• Work with segment producers on the editorial content and elements for guest segments.
• 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:
• Must have a 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

• Experience in story first journalism approach.

Additional Job Requirements:
• 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

• 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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4x04q-3-236-68-118-42 in your application.