Coordinating Producer, MSNBC Live

  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 25

Position description



- Works directly with Executive Director of News to coordinate breaking news, 2020 politics, specials and news feature coverage for MSNBC 
- Manages communication & coordination with the NBC politics desk, central netdesk and regional bureaus to facilitate correspondent /producer deployments 
- Manages reporter hits across MSNBC, NBC News NOW, other NBC platforms 
- Guides field teams on editorial and logistics of assignments; works with legal and standards when necessary
- Generates story ideas with particular focus on creating compelling 2020 political coverage
- Facilitates rapid on-air reporting in breaking news by coordinating with netdesk and regional bureaus 
- Works on long-term planning assignments and special events 



Basic Qualifications:
• Must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college 
• Must have at least 5 years of experience in live television, preferably cable news 
• Thorough knowledge of current events, US politics, geopolitics, foreign policy and history 
• Experience writing scripts at the network or cable level

Additional Job Requirements:
• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered 
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY 
• Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends 
• Must be “on call” 24 hours a day / 7 days a week

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications:
• Sound journalistic judgment
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required 
• Must be detail oriented and able to work under pressure and meet multiple daily deadlines

Application instructions

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