Segment Producer, Nightly Business Report, CNBC

Posted: 1/3/2019

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


The Segment Producer books guest and produces related segments for Nightly Business Report. Production is dynamic and fast-paced.
  • Develop and produce live and taped guest segments. Implement work independently with guidance from Senior and Executive Producer.
  • Find and book compelling guests for the show, following booking protocols
  • Conduct pre-interviews of guests and arrange for any necessary travel
  • Write compelling copy and teases
  • Secure elements such as sound bites and video to support segments
  • Partner with other departments as needed (such as Graphics, Tech Ops, Satellite Operations)
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with news sources
  • Generate original content ideas daily, tapping into a broad array of sources for those ideas
  • Assist Line Producer in the production of the show


  •  At least 5 years of experience booking and segment producing in a live television environment, with demonstrated writing, research and communication skills

     • Some experience as a Line Producer – to serve as back-up for the show
    • The candidate should also possess a strong editorial sense and control room experience
    • Strong understanding of the markets and prior experience at a financial news network or publication is preferred
    • Successful candidates will be self-starters with superior contacts who can work effectively and creatively under daily deadline pressure
    • Solid writing skills and editorial judgment are essential
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, combined with a strong sense of how to visually tell a compelling story, are also important
    • Willingness to accommodate a demanding production schedule and flexibility to work weekends and some holidays when and as required

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