Job Details

Line Producer

Summary

Line Producer, MSNBC Weekends American Voices w/ Alicia Menendez

Category Live Event / On Location Services  Producers 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Aug 10, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

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

Responsibilities:
  • Assist senior producer in creating daily broadcast by executing editorial vision of day.
  • Serve as backup senior producer.
  • Oversee daily rundown changes.
  • Supervise editorial content of newscast.
  • Use leadership skills to motivate, mentor and manage employees.
  • Write news scripts and teases.
  • Work with show director and production crew.
  • Oversee all in-show graphics and story titles.
  • Work with senior producer to approve (copy edit) all scripts.
  • Pitch story ideas (day-of, next day, futures).
  • Initiate planning process.
In Control Room:
  • Preview accuracy of upcoming video, graphics and chyron.
  • Preview upcoming stories and segments.
  • Communicate with guests and correspondents-time cues, roll cues, thank-you’s.
  • Communicate with control room staff-director, teleprompter operator, chyron operator and TPM.
  • Time newscast.
Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
• Must have at least 5 years of experience in live television (i.e. morning shows, cable shows, broadcast TV, etc.).
• Must have at 1 year of line producing experience.
• Editorial experience in a fast-paced news room environment, ability to anticipate and respond quickly to change.
• Experience in story first journalism approach.

Additional Job Requirements:
• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered.
• 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.

Desired Characteristics
• Possess ability to develop story ideas, research and plan segments.
• 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.
• Strong writing skills.
• Expert tease writer.
• Experience in breaking news.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
Attached Files
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