Panel Producer

Posted: 8/10/2018

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

As a Panel Producer for the Megyn Kelly hour you will work directly with senior producers to conceive, prepare and finalize panel content for air. This role requires a keen interest in hard news content, an understanding of current affairs and timely and topical content. You should be familiar with NBC News & MSNBC reporting and correspondents as they are key contributors to panel segments. You should be a self-starter who is proficient in all aspects of live content production. Attention to detail is critical and you should have exceptional organization skills. An understanding of NBC News Legal and Standards editorial guidelines is an important aspect of the role. You should be able to pitch ideas and be honing story-telling skills for panel segments.

Duties:Full scope production of the panels including pitching topic ideas, research, booking, and pre-interviewingPrepare and finalize panel contentGather visual elements, prepare graphics and edit B-rolls for segment production

Basic Qualifications:

• Must have a Bachelor’s degree AND at least five years’ editorial experience working in production at the network level.
• Strong proficiency in Outlook and iNews.
• Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news and current events.
• Knowledge of non-linear editing systems including Avid.

Additional Job Requirements:

• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
• Must be willing to work overtime, nights, holidays, and weekends, often with short notice.

Desired Qualifications:

• Strong journalistic writing skills, research skills, and editorial judgment.
• Comfortable with newsroom tools and technology e.g. iNews
• Experience producing hard news content for live and tape segments
• Strong booking skills and the ability to identify the right talent for each story
• Deep understanding of NBC News & MSNBC reporting on current affairs
• Exceptional organizational skills with great attention to detail. Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize. Comfortable with a fast paced environment
• Self-starter who can work both independently and part of a team. Experience guiding more junior team members
• Strong communication and collaboration skills
• Knowledge of NBC News policies, guidelines and practices.
• Good understanding of social media and ‘360’ content experience

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