Full Time Job

Writing Associate Producer


New York, NY 03-31-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
MSNBC is looking for a Writing Associate Producer for our 12pm Weekday show, Andrea Mitchell Reports.

• Research, report and write daily segments.
• Determine video and sound for assigned segments.
• Communicate daily story development with senior producer.
• Take part in editorial planning.
• Pitch story ideas.
• Research, write and edit MSNBC's lower-third banner chyrons, the ''front page'' of MSNBC's coverage.
• Produce other vital on-screen content for MSNBC's weekday programming.

Basic Qualifications:
• Strong writing skills and knowledge of American politics,

American history and global news.
• Strong research and reporting skills.
• 2 years of experience in some form of journalism

required (i.e. cable or network news, website,

• Edit room experience and breaking news experience is

• Candidate should be able to deal with daily script

deadline pressure.

Additional Job Requirements:
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY or Washington D.C.
• 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

• 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.