Segment Producer, MSNBC Live

NBC News
  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Aug 22

Position description

We are looking for an experienced Segment Producer to write and produce segments with speed and accuracy for daily news programming, in a breaking news environment.  The Segment Producer is responsible for consistently delivering compelling in depth news stories.  The focus is on breaking news and politics.
Job Duties:

  • Write and produce 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

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college
  • 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 of experience segment producing and in both tape and desktop editing
  • Thorough knowledge of current events, U.S. politics, geopolitics, foreign policy, history

Additional Job Requirements

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • 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 editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories with high potential for provocative, compelling television
  • Back-up line producer

Application instructions

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