Senior Executive Producer - Weekday News Programs
New York, NY
MSNBC is looking for an experienced Segment Producer for the 8pm weekend show with host Joshua Johnson.
• 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.
• 4 years of experience in some form of journalism
required (i.e. cable or network news, website,
• Strong writing skills and knowledge of American
politics, American history and global news.
• Strong research and reporting skills.
• Edit room experience and breaking news experience is
• Candidate should be able to deal with daily script
Additional Job Requirements:
• Must be willing to work in New York, New York.
• 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.
• Possess ability to develop story ideas, research and
• Ability to ''book'' guests, and work with graphics and
• Exceptional editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories
with high potential for provocative, compelling
• Knowledge of current events, politics and pop culture.
• Wide-range reader of news, including op-eds.
• Proficient in both tape and desktop editing.