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Line Producer

NBC Universal, Inc., New York, NY

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Level: manager

Duration: full_time


MSNBC is looking for an experienced Line Producer for a new soon to be announced show.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist senior producer in creating daily broadcast by executing editorial vision of day.
  • Serve as backup senior producer.
  • Oversee daily rundown changes.
  • Supervise editorial content of newscast.
  • Use leadership skills to motivate, mentor and manage employees.
  • Write news scripts and teases.
  • Work with show director and production crew.
  • Oversee all in-show graphics and story titles.
  • Work with senior producer to approve (copy edit) all scripts.
  • Pitch story ideas (day-of, next day, futures).
  • Initiate planning process.
In Control Room:
  • Preview accuracy of upcoming video, graphics and chyron.
  • Preview upcoming stories and segments.
  • Communicate with guests and correspondents-time cues, roll cues, thank-you’s.
  • Communicate with control room staff-director, teleprompter operator, chyron operator and TPM.
  • Time newscast.


Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree.
• Must have at least 5 years of experience in live television (i.e. morning shows, cable shows, broadcast TV, etc.).
• Must have at 1 year of line producing experience.
• Editorial experience in a fast-paced news room environment, ability to anticipate and respond quickly to change.
• Experience in story first journalism approach.


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.

• Possess ability to develop story ideas, research and plan segments.
• Exceptional editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories with high potential for provocative, compelling television.
• Knowledge of current events, politics and pop culture.
• Wide-range reader of news, including op-eds.
• Strong writing skills.
• Expert tease writer.

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

About NBC Universal, Inc.

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

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