Line Producer, MSNBC Morning Joe and Way too Early

New York
Jul 24, 2013
Aug 23, 2013
Ms. Davia Boyarsky
Full Time
NBC Universal is one of the worlds leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. It is the policy of NBC Universal and NBC Universal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Built on the worldwide resources of NBC News, MSNBC defines news for the next generation with world-class reporting and a full schedule of live news coverage, political analysis and award-winning documentary p
rogramming 24 hours a day, seven days a week. MSNBC's home on the Internet is boasts state-of-the-art technology of Microsoft and the first-rate reporting of NBC News.

This is a Line Producer position for MSNBC Morning Joe and Way too Early. This position is responsible for line producing. Hours 2a to 9a

* Assist senior producer in creating daily broadcast by executing editorial vision of day

* Serves as backup senior producer (senior producer in-training)

* Oversee daily rundown changes

* Supervise editorial content of newscast

* Use leadership skills to motivate, mentor and manage employees

* Conceive, write and produce top of show

* Work with show director and production crew to block newscast

* Oversee all in-show graphics and story titles

* Oversee all out-of-show teasing for newscast

* Work with senior producer to approve (copy edit) all scripts

* Become involved with planning process

* Pitch story ideas (day-of, next day, futures) In Control room:

* Main conduit to anchors through IFB

* Watch on-air programming

* Preview accuracy of upcoming video, graphics and chyron

* Preview upcoming stories and segments

* Communicate with guests and correspondents-time cues, roll cues, thank-yous

* Communicate with control room staff-director, teleprompter operator, chyron operator, and TPM

* Time newscast

* Calmly deal with changes and breaking news during show

Basic Qualifications:

* Must have at least 5 years of experience in live television (i.e. morning shows, cable shows, broadcast TV, etc).

* Must have at least 1 year of Line Producing experience.

* Must have at least 3 years of experience writing for live television (mid/large market, cable, or Network). Eligibility Requirements:

* Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job#: XXXXX).

* Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news

* Must be willing to work in NYC.

* Must be willing to take drug test and submit to a background investigation.

* Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

* Must be 18 years or older.

* 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.

* Up to date on periodicals, including Op-Eds.

* Strong writing skills

* Expert tease writer

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