Senior Producer, MSNBC Hardball

Posted: 6/14/2018

Location: New York, New York
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Every evening, from the MSNBC studios in Washington, D.C., veteran journalist Chris Matthews hosts a passionate hour of in-depth political analysis and fiery debate. "Hardball with Chris Matthews'' features interviews and debates with prominent politicians, newsmakers, and leaders.

Join the NYC Hardball team as a Senior Producer and contribute daily by creating, producing and supervising programming focused on political insight and newsworthy events of the day.

Essential Responsibilities:Assist with the editorial vision of each day, including suggesting stories and guests for the showServe as a control room supervisorSupervise and copy edit segment producers’ scriptsCoach and mentor show staff

• Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Political Science, History or related field
• 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 control room experience
• Must be willing and able to work flexible hours including occasional weekends, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered

• Thorough knowledge of American politics
• 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
• Possess ability to develop story ideas and angles, research, and plan segments

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