Segment Producer

Jan 02, 2014
Feb 01, 2014
Hiring Manager
RT News Channel is looking for a Segment Producer to join their newest show, Boom Bust, an alternative finance show. The ideal candidate must have previous guest booking experience and an educational background in economics and finance. Teamwork skills and the ability to think outside the box are extraordinarily important, as this individual will be required to work directly with the show host and other team members in a start-up type environment. Strong organizational skills, excellent writing and language skills are a must. This is a full-time position in Washington, DC.

•Responsible for booking guests and all matters related to scheduling, including logistics
•Responsible for writing assigned segments
•Responsible for conceptualizing and assembling production elements (video, sound, graphics, content, etc.) for existing and future segments
•Contribute editorial ideas and create original content
•Present, write and assemble complex financial stories for a domestic and global audience
•Assist with organizing calendar of events
•Assist with writing titles, summaries and tags for all web videos
•Assist team members with marketing show on social media

•Previous experience booking guests
•Excellent researcher, interviewer and writer
•Strong organizational skills
•Ability to think outside the box
•Strong news judgment
•Marketing experience
•Knowledge of U.S. economy and finance
•Blogging experience is a plus

Send resume, cover letter explaining why you want to work at RT and three on-air segment pitches with story treatment and suggested guests to:

Our team provides a competitive salary, health insurance and paid time off.

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