Live News Programmer

Employer
Dreams
Location
10007, New York City
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 03, 2018
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Freelance

About Dreams
Dreams is a new, mobile-first TV network headquartered in New York City. We are launching an innovative mobile TV app later this year.

About the Role
As Live News Programmer, you will be responsible for programming a live news channel based on available coverage from our providers. You will monitor breaking news, quickly respond to developments to update channel programming, and write short titles and descriptions of events. We are looking for a flexible, enthusiastic, news-obsessed contributor with outstanding editorial judgement.

Key Responsibilities

  • Curate live news and event feeds from our content partners
  • Write editorial text for on-screen news graphics
  • Respond quickly to breaking news developments, and exercise strong editorial judgement in feed selection and contextualization

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated professional writing and editing skills
  • Obsession with the news, and a strong editorial point of view on its curation and presentation
  • Local to NYC and available to work full-time in our lower Manhattan office
  • Bachelor’s degree required

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