Segment Producer, MSNBC Live

  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Oct 23

Position description

We are looking for an experienced Segment Producer to write and produce segments with speed and accuracy for the 2PM hour of MSNBC Live with Katy Tur. 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 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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