New York, NY
Senior Producer, News Now (Joshua Johnson Show)
We are expanding and growing NBC News Now big time and fast. We need a creative, passionate team of journalists to make the magic happen morning, noon, and night.
Get in touch if you're a great senior producer who loves to captain a control room, has a strong visual and scripting sensibility and loves leading on a team.
But hurry. We've got a lot to do.
The bulk of the job:
• Figure out how we are going to approach the big stories of the day
• Help build rundowns for regular programming and rolling breaking-news coverage
• Identifying the right angles for reporter hits and guest segments
• Flagging the best elements - if it pops, we want it and we want your help finding it
• You're on top of the news. All the time. And eager to jump on it
• Make the scripts your producers write much better
• Help to define the voice of the network and then work with talent, reporters and producers to make sure they speak the language we invent fluently
• You'll have a team of producers, APs, and PAs all looking to you for guidance, editing, and calm in a news storm
Journalism (enough said)
• Demonstrated strength to manage a control room
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY
• Proven and demonstrated a nose for a story, the
research skills to report it, the writing skills to tell it, and
the news judgment to green light it or kill it
• Ability to work fast, but things get really good when news
is breaking and time to air is getting short
• 6+ years of your working life have been spent doing a job
that resembles this one – with ideally 2+ of those years
as a prior manager with being in and around a control
• When the news cycle calls you answer, even on
weekends or late nights or after you've already put in a
• You have big thoughts and the courage to voice them
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3kz64-3-235-175-15-42 in your application.