NBC Universal Segment Producer, MSNBC Weekends in New York, New York

Job Number 34145BR

Job Title Segment Producer, MSNBC Weekends

Business Segment NBC News and MSNBC

Sub-Business MSNBC

Posting Category TV Content & Production

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province New York

City New York


Role Summary/Purpose: We are looking for a Segment Producer to write and produce segments with speed and accuracy for weekend news programming. The Segment Producer is responsible for consistently delivering compelling in depth news stories. The focus is on live, breaking news and politics.

Job Duties:

  • Write and producer segments with speed and error free in a breaking news environment

  • Determine video and sound for assigned segments

  • Communicate daily development of segments to Senior and Executive Producer

  • Pitch story ideas


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Must have at least 5 years of experience in live television (i.e. morning shows, cable shows, broadcast TV, etc.).

  • Must have at least 3 years in both tape and desktop editing

  • Thorough knowledge of current events, U.S. politics, geopolitics, foreign policy, historyAdditional Job Requirements:

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY

  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to "book" guests, and work with graphics and video elements

  • Exceptional writing skills

  • Exceptional editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories with high potential for provocative, compelling television

  • Back up line producer

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