Full Time Job

Line Producer, The Choice

MSNBC

New York, NY 11-05-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities
The Choice from MSNBC is looking for an experienced Line Producer for a new soon to be announced show.

This position is represented by the Writers Guild of America East.

Responsibilities:

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.

Qualifications/Requirements
• Bachelor's degree.
• 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.

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

segments.
• Exceptional editorial skills.
• Ability to recognize stories with high potential for

provocative, compelling television.
• Experience in story first journalism approach.
• 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-rjv1j2-54-158-251-104-42 in your application.