The Choice from MSNBC is looking for an experienced Line Producer for a new soon to be announced show.

This position is represented by the Writers Guild of America East.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist senior producer in creating daily broadcast by executing editorial vision of day.
  • Serve as backup senior producer.
  • Oversee daily rundown changes.
  • Supervise editorial content of newscast.
  • Use leadership skills to motivate, mentor and manage employees.
  • Write news scripts and teases.
  • Work with show director and production crew.
  • Oversee all in-show graphics and story titles.
  • Work with senior producer to approve (copy edit) all scripts.
  • Pitch story ideas (day-of, next day, futures).
  • Initiate planning process.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • 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 1 year of line producing experience. 
  • Editorial experience in a fast-paced news room environment, ability to anticipate and respond quickly to change. 

Additional 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 have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news

Desired Characteristics

  • Possess ability to develop story ideas, research and plan segments. 
  • Exceptional editorial skills.
  • Ability to recognize stories with high potential for provocative, compelling television. 
  • Experience in story first journalism approach. 
  • Knowledge of current events, politics and pop culture. 
  • Wide-range reader of news, including op-eds.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Expert tease writer.

Job ID: 65092BR

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