New York, NY
MSNBC is looking for an experienced Senior Producer to be responsible for creating, producing and supervising segments for The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell.
• Assist in the supervision of the editorial vision of each day, including suggesting stories and guests for the show.
• Supervise and copy edit segment producers' scripts.
• Coach and mentor show staff.
• Write and produce segments on occasion.
• Become involved in planning process.
• Bachelor's degree.
• 6 years of Editorial experience in a fast-paced news
room environment, ability to anticipate and respond
quickly to change.
• Experience in story first journalism approach.
• Experience developing producer talent.
• Strong control room experience – at least 1 year
experience preferred managing a live control room,
including breaking news and rolling coverage situations.
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
• Strong writing skills
• Sound journalistic judgment
• Knowledge of current events, politics and American
• Strong time management skills
• Open to /available for occasional work travel