Associate Producer, MSNBC Weekends

Posted: 1/16/2020

Location: New York, New York
Function: Writing & Editing
Specialty: Editor / Editorial, News & Journalism
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

This role is for an Associate Producer position on the MSNBC Weekends team, responsible for assisting segment producers with various projects across multiple shows. This position is a segment producer in training.

Job Duties:
•Straight cut video and work with editors on cutting compelling video
• Assist producers with desktop editing
• Gather elements
• Research and write stories
• Viewing all video and ensure quality before air
• Explaining edit instructions in detail on script
• Pitching story ideas (day-of, next day, futures)
• Working directly with graphics department to create show graphics

Basic Qualifications
• Must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college
• Must have at least 2 years’ production experience
• Must be proficient with Desktop editing

Additional Job Requirements
• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY
• Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends.
• Must be “on call” 24 hours a day / 7 days a week

Desired Qualifications:
• Proficient editing with Avid
• Ability to enterprise, research, and plan stories
• Thorough knowledge of current events, US politics, geopolitics, foreign policy, history
• Up to date on periodicals

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