Full Time Job

News Researcher / Production Associate

NBC News

Washington, DC 10-14-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Meet the Press with Chuck Todd, the longest-running show in television, seeks a strong Researcher/ Production Associate. Demonstrated interest in politics and strong news judgment are required. Under Chuck Todd's leadership, Meet the Press is more than just the number one Sunday public affairs program. With a Daily program on MSNBC, a morning newsletter, a weekly podcast, an annual documentary film festival and a new weekly magazine show on Peacock, Meet the Press is the go-to brand for deep political reporting and indispensable analysis.

Job Duties
• Produce, research and write questions for Meet the Press moderator and producers
• Assist with show production, including graphics and tape elements
• Produce questions and elements for the Meet the Press panel. Organize a weekly panel call and communicate with panelists
• Assist with show audience and guests
• Assist with video editing and social posts on digital platforms
• Organize show transcription efforts
• Pitch, research and produce segments for Meet the Press Reports on Peacock
• Take part in editorial planning

• Thorough knowledge of and passion for U.S. politics
• Strong writing and research skills, and editorial judgment
• Demonstrated television production and digital skills
• Familiarity with content publishing / CMS tools and AP

• Must be willing to work a flexible schedule which will

include weekends on Meet the Press
• Must be willing to work in Washington, D.C.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the

United States

Desired Characteristics
• Exceptional editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories

with high potential for provocative, compelling television
• Ability to execute production tasks with dedication and

attention to detail
• Self-starter, skilled at taking initiative and coming up with

• Intellectually creative
• Prior experience covering the 2016, 2018 or 2020

election cycles