Segment Producer, MSNBC Dayside

  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 09

Position description

NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

ResponsibilitiesRole Purpose: 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 idea


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 of experience in both tape and desktop editing 
  • Thorough knowledge of current events, U.S. politics, geopolitics, foreign policy, and history 

Additional Job Requirements: 

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered 
  • Must be willing to work in New York 
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice 
  • Must be “on call” 24 hours a day / 7 days a week 

Desired CharacteristicsDesired Characteristics: 

  • 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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