Full Time Job

Segment Producer, Weekends

MSNBC

New York, NY 5 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities
MSNBC is looking for an experienced Segment Producer for the 6A-8A Weekends show with hosts Kendis Gibson and Lindsey Reiser.

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, American history and global news
• 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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpmkke-3-236-117-38-42 in your application.

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