Senior Producer, Melissa Harris-Perry

New York
Jan 22, 2014
Feb 21, 2014
Davia Boyarsky
Other, Television
Full Time

General Responsibilities:

  • This Senior Producer position is part of MSNBC's weekend show with host Melissa Harris-Perry.

    Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Assist in the supervision of the editorial vision of each day
  • Assist in the supervision and help with the editorial vision of future shows
  • Copy edit all scripts
  • Coach and mentor show staff
  • Become involved in planning process
  • Control room supervisor
  • Discuss day-of correspondent requests with desk
  • Work closely with MSNBC on the Internet to provide on-air tie-ins to material on

    Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Must have at least 7 years of experience in live television (i.e. morning shows, cable shows, broadcast TV, etc)
  • Must have at least 3 years of Line Producing and control room experience
  • Possess ability to develop story ideas, research, and plan segments
  • Exceptional editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories with high potential for provocative, compelling television
  • Strong writing and teasing skills
  • Knowledge of current events, politics and pop culture

    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume through to be considered
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule and weekend work is required
  • 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

    Desired Qualifications:
  • Strong time management skills and leadership skills
  • Detail-oriented and able to work under pressure and meet multiple daily deadlines