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Segment Producer, MSNBC Weekends - Symone


Segment Producer, MSNBC Weekends - Symone

• Intermediate Level


MSNBC is looking for an experienced Segment Producer for Symone Sanders’s new show airing Saturday and Sunday and streaming on Peacock's The Choice Monday and Tuesday.

Category Producers  Writers 
Location Washington D.C. Metro Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Aug 04, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

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

  • Research, report and write daily segments. The show will air Saturday and Sunday on MSNBC.  
  • Determine video and sound for assigned segments.
  • Communicate daily story development with Senior Producer.
  • When warranted, field produce segments.
  • Take part in editorial planning.
  • Pitch story ideas.
  • Must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Strong writing skills and knowledge of American politics.
  • 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.
Additional Job Requirements:
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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