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Producer, Meet the Press


Producer, Meet the Press

• Intermediate Level


"Meet the Press with Chuck Todd,” the longest-running television show in history, seeks a producer with exceptional editorial and research skills, a demonstrated expertise in covering politics, strong writing skills, and experience as a cutting producer, creating provocative, compelling segments across “Meet the Press” platforms.

Category Producers 
Location Washington D.C. Metro Area
Time Period 6 Months
Posted Date May 26, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

This opportunity is a Staff with End role through December 2nd, 2022.

Job Duties
  • ​​​Produce guest research and write questions for “Meet the Press” moderator
  • Generate and pitch show ideas and program guests
  • Work with editors and graphic artists to produce pieces, show open, edit elements and develop graphics
  • Translate polls, surveys and other data into engaging television
  • Oversee crews for interviews and packages
  • Write compelling scripts for segment intros and teases
  • Produce content for show website and social media platforms
  • Write and produce packages in the field or for broadcast
  • Oversee episodes of “Meet the Press Reports”
  • Shoot and edit stories in the field
  • Anchor produce for Sunday broadcast and special events
  • Oversee production and release of digital video elements
  • Able to oversee digital staffing needs on video and social platforms
  • Work closely with Executive Producer, Moderator, and Senior Producer
  • Effectively collaborate with show staff
Qualifications/Requirements :

• Minimum of 5 years of television/show production experience for a network or cable news operation
• Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience
• Must be willing to work in Washington, D.C.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be available to work Saturdays & Sundays as part of the regular weekly schedule and evenings and holidays as required

Desired Characteristics

• Exceptional editorial skills
• Excellent news judgment
• Extensive knowledge of and demonstrated passion for politics and public policy
• Excellent writing and research skills
• Creative, independent thinking skills
• Experience as a cutting producer under deadline pressure
• Live control room experience a plus
• Experience with Photoshop a plus
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Ability to perform well under pressure
• Excellent communication skills
• Team player

Job Type Full Time  Temporary 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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