Full Time Job

Newscast Producer


New York, NY 11-09-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

This position requires an experienced producer who is skilled at producing hour-length informative programing from current events, and producing, editing and overseeing third-party programming. The producer is responsible for managing the delivery of content to the channel by third-party providers.
• Monitor and curate tape coming into the building for a daily one-hour newsreel
• Add banners and other overlays, including graphics, to enhance the content for viewers
• Work with an editor to package the tape into a reel of the appropriate length
• Ensure timely delivery of the daily newsreel for streaming
• Develop blocks of third-party, newsreel and Peacock show highlights for weekend and morning programming
• Identify and pitch new sources of third-party content
• Produce news content, including research, conducting interviews, writing and editing scripts, field producing and shooting, and overseeing editing
• Work with Standards & Legal Team to ensure Editorial Standards of all segments

• Must have at least 5 years' editorial experience working

in production, preferably within news broadcasting
• Must be able to shoot and edit
• Must have strong journalistic writing skills, research

skills, and editorial judgment
• Must be able to script and edit copy on very short

• Must have a Bachelor's degree
• Must be willing to work overtime, nights, holidays, and

weekends, often with short notice

Desired Characteristics
• Thorough knowledge of business and politics
• Exceptional editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories

with high potential for provocative, compelling television
• Possess ability to develop story ideas and angles,

research, and plan segments
• Write and produce segments with speed and error free in

newsroom environment
• Ability to "book" guests, and work with graphics and

video elements
• Knowledge of current events, politics and pop culture. Up

to date on periodicals, including Op-Eds