Segment Producer

  • Full Time
  • New York, NY
  • Applications have closed

MSNBC

Salary or Budget: $85K - $110K p.a
Experience required: 5+ years

Company Description

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

MSNBC is looking for an experienced Segment Producer for The Eleventh Hour with Stephanie Ruhle.

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

Responsibilities:

  • Research, report and write daily segments.
  • Determine video and sound for assigned segments.
  • Communicate daily story development with senior producer.
  • Take part in editorial planning.
  • Pitch story ideas.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Strong writing skills and knowledge of American politics. Government and domestic policy knowledge preferred.
  • Strong research and reporting skills.
  • 5 years of experience in some form of journalism required (i.e. cable or network news, website, newspaper).
  • Edit room experience and breaking news experience is preferred.
  • Candidate should be able to deal with daily script deadline pressure.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Possess ability to develop story ideas, research, and plan segments.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of current events, politics, and pop culture.
  • Wide-range reader of news, including op-eds.
  • Proficient in both tape and desktop editing.

Additional Job Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
  • Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website.

Additional Information

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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.