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.
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.
• 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,
• Candidate should be able to deal with daily script
Additional Job Requirements:
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the
• Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under
tight deadline pressure, including breaking news.
• Possess ability to develop story ideas, research and plan
• Ability to ''book'' guests, and work with graphics and
• Ability to recognize stories with high potential for
provocative, compelling television.
• Exceptional editorial skills.
• Edit room experience and breaking news experience is
• Knowledge of current events, politics and pop culture.
• Wide-range reader of news, including op-eds. Proficient
in both tape and desktop editing.
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4wm31-3-92-28-52-42 in your application.