Full Time Job

Segment Producer, The Choice

MSNBC

New York, NY 11-01-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities
The Choice from MSNBC is looking for an experienced Segment Producer for a new soon to be announced show.

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

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
• 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).
• 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.
• Ability to recognize stories with high potential for

provocative, compelling television.
• Exceptional editorial skills.
• Edit room experience and breaking news experience is

preferred.
• 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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