Producer, Weekend Nightly News

Posted: 1/25/2019

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


As a Producer for Weekend Nightly News, you will work directly with Senior Producers and Associate Producers to create original news content, for broadcast and digital platforms.

Job Duties:
  • Responsible for overseeing all aspects of production of Nightly News segments including casting, booking, writing, graphics, and producing both taped segments and live shots
  • Crash breaking news taped pieces and live shots
  • Oversee and manage production team (in-house and in the field)
  • Pitch and develop original story ideas
  • Book and coordinate live guests

  • Basic Qualifications:

    • Must have at least five years’ editorial experience working in production at the network level, preferably with evening television
    • Must have a Bachelor’s degree
    • Strong journalistic writing skills, research skills, and editorial judgment
    • Must be able to shoot and edit
    • Must be proficient in social media
    • Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news and current events
    Additional Job Requirements
    • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: )
    • Must be willing to work in NYC
    • Must be willing to work overtime, nights, holidays, and weekends, often with short notice

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Strong storytelling ability

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