Full Time Job

Senior Producer, The Last Word


New York, NY 03-17-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

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.

Basic Qualifications:
• 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

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

• Strong writing skills
• Sound journalistic judgment
• Knowledge of current events, politics and American

• Strong time management skills
• Open to /available for occasional work travel