Full Time Job

Segment Producer, Deadline: White House

MSNBC

New York, NY 03-26-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

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

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:
• 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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