- Associate Producer, MSNBC The ReidOut

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Associate Producer, MSNBC The ReidOut


Associate Producer, MSNBC The ReidOut

• Emerging Level


MSNBC is looking for an experienced Associate Producer for The ReidOut Show. This position is represented by the Writers Guild of America East.

Category Associate Producer  Booking  Live Event / On Location Services  Producers  Researcher  Writers 
Location Washington D.C. Metro Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 02, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

  • Book wide variety of national and international newsmakers, experts and guests from various fields including politics, foreign relations, business/economy, health/medicine, entertainment, etc.
  • Conduct pre-interviews, secure facilities for remote interviews and arrange transportation for guests.
  • Arrange interviews for broadcasts during live, breaking news coverage
  • Works with technical managers in arranging studio logistics for live and taped interviews.
  • Work with segment producers to research, report and write daily segments.
  • Determine video and sound for assigned segments.
  • Take part in editorial planning.
  • Pitch story ideas.
  • Research, write and edit MSNBC’s lower-third banner chyrons, the “front page” of MSNBC’s coverage.
  • Work on graphics, as needed. 
Basic Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of American politics, American history and global news.
  • Strong research and reporting skills. 
  • 2 years of experience in some form of journalism required (i.e. cable or network news, website, newspaper).
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:
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered.
  • Must be willing to work in Washington, DC. 
  • 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.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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