Executive Producer - MSNBC Weekends

Posted: 6/27/2018

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

Job Purpose: We are looking for an Executive Producer to join the MSNBC Weekend team. The Executive Producer will supervise and oversee the editorial vision of the weekend show.

Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Responsible for the overall vision, content, editorial planning process, and day to day operations of show
  • Copy edit all scripts
  • Coach and mentor show staff, including senior producers
  • Act as control room supervisor

  • Basic Qualifications:
    • Must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college
    • Must have at least 8 years of experience in live television, preferably cable news
    • Must have at least 3 years of experience managing a team
    • Thorough knowledge of current events, US politics, geopolitics, foreign policy and history

    Additional Job Requirements:
    • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
    • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news

    Desired Qualifications:
    • Master's degree in journalism preferred
    • Exceptional editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories with high potential for provocative, compelling television
    • Knowledge of current events, politics and pop culture
    • Up to date on periodicals, including Op-Eds
    • Sound journalistic judgment
    • Must be detail oriented, exhibit grace under pressure in breaking news environment and meet multiple daily deadlines
    • Creative thinker who bring new ideas to news stories

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