Producer

Location
Washington
Posted
Oct 30, 2013
Closes
Nov 29, 2013
Contact
Hiring Manager
Category
Other, Television
Duration
Full Time
RT is looking for a Producer to join their financial show. The ideal candidate will have some work or educational background in economics or finance with an interest and knowledge of alternative viewpoints. The candidate will be self-motivated and not require on-the-job training. Teamwork skills are a prerequisite and extraordinarily important, as this individual will be required to work directly with the show host and other team members. Excellent writing and language skills are a must. This is a full-time position in Washington, DC.

Job Responsibilities:

-Researches story topics, story angles and guest bios and backgrounds
-Responsible for booking unique, compelling and high profile guests that focus on alternative economic/financial news.
-Assists Host with writing guest questions, story focus, discussions and debates.
-Assists in planning future guest segments and major economic/financial news events
-Along with team members and the web team to create titles, tags and descriptions for YouTube and Hulu show uploads.
-Collaborates with technical staff to come up with better ways to utilize studio floor and improve illustration of show segments.

Qualifications:
-Previous business news producing experience
-A college degree preferably in journalism or finance, or some kind of professional work or outside training in one or both of these areas
-Strong organizational skills and exceptional teamwork skills
-Must take personal pride in the collective product
-News writing experience, strong news judgment, command of the English language
-Marketing experience or interest in marketing
-Knowledge of the economy or interest in economics & finance
-Social media experience, financial blogging is a plus

To Apply:
Send cover letter, explaining why you want to work for RT, and resume to hr@rttvamerica.com



TO APPLY:

Send resume, cover letter explaining why you want to work at RT and three on-air segment pitches to: hr@rttvamerica.com

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