Full Time Job

Line Producer, News

NBC News

New York, NY 06-09-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities
We are launching a new prime time show with Tom Llamas on NBC News Now and need a creative, passionate team of journalists to make the magic happen every night.

Get in touch if you're a fast, nimble line producer who thrives in the control room, knows how to build a great rundown and loves collaborating on a team.

But hurry. We've got a lot to do.

The bulk of the job:
• Work with senior producers and EP's to build daily rundowns and oversee changes when breaking news hits
• Work with show directors to block and time programming
• Approve and copy edit scripts, as needed
• Pitch ideas
• Work with producers to come up with the strongest elements for each segment
• Craft headlines and teases that are engaging no matter the time constraint – for both breaking news and scheduled programming
• Write fresh copy as needed
• Communicate time and roll cues with guests and correspondents

Qualifications/Requirements
Basic Qualifications
• You've been working in broadcast, live streaming or cable for 5+ years
• You've worked on live daily shows for 3+ years
• You have at least 1+ years experience as a line producer
• Demonstrated and proven excellent editorial judgement and understanding of journalistic standards
• You have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent working experience.
• You are willing to work in New York, New York

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications
• You're a journalist first with excellent control room skills
• You have an eye for accuracy and creativity when it comes to video and graphics
• When major breaking news happens, you're ready and willing to jump in -- even on weekends or late nights
• You are able to work calmly under intense deadlines

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkk4x8-18-204-2-146-42 in your application.

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