Full Time Job

Writing Associate Producer


New York, NY 07-09-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
MSNBC is looking for a Writing Associate Producer.

This position is represented by the Writers Guild of America East

• 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 weekend programming.

• 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,


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.
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19

vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated,

submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days

following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the

commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced

protocols if Company determines your job position

requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19

workplace safety policies and protocols.

Desired Characteristics
• Possess ability to develop story ideas, research and plan

• Edit room experience and breaking news experience is

• Candidate should be able to deal with daily script

deadline pressure.
• 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-rn3v9o-3-235-65-220-42 in your application.