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Reporter, MSNBC Opinion

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Level: Manager (Supervisor)


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We’re looking for an experienced reporter to help grow MSNBC’s dynamic opinion section. You will work closely with opinion editors and writers as part of a team publishing perspectives and news analysis that drives the conversation and attracts new audiences. You will have excellent judgment, a deep understanding of journalistic standards and a track record that proves you can hew to the standards of the NBCU News Group.

You will have superb writing skills, a keen understanding of the storylines that matter and a proven track record of success in a fast-tempo newsroom. You will report to MSNBC’s Senior Opinion editor.

This position is represented by the NewsGuild-CWA

What you will do:
  • Write and occasionally edit opinion journalism created for MSNBC digital
  • Work closely with a senior editor and others across MSNBC to publish compelling, creative, unique perspectives and analysis, often on breaking news
  • Strategize and contribute to the MSNBC Daily newsletter and MSNBC live blogs
  • Liaise with NBC News & MSNBC art director, social, platforms and product teams
  • Make full use of the range of NBCU News Group resources including news gathering, multimedia and broadcast journalists
  • Willingness to appear and discuss reported opinion pieces on MSNBC cable and other MSNBC platforms
  • Establish and meet NBCU News Group’s rigorous Standards and Legal guidelines
  • Ensure the tone and mix of content is in line with MSNBC cable
  • Read widely and stay abreast of the competition


● Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent years of relevant
working experience
● 3+ years writing in a newsroom environment, including
experience with politics, culture and breaking news
● 2+ years working in a strictly digital shop
● Must have demonstrated experience with writing and
editing stories
● Ideally some experience writing for newsletters
● Must have the desire to work in a creative, demanding,
competitive environment
● Must be professional, nimble and successful working
across newsroom teams, platforms and with partners
● Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through
www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
● Position is based in New York City or Washington, D.C.
● Willingness to work early morning hours

Additional Job Requirements:
- Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19
vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated,
submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days
following commencement of employment.
- Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the
commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced
protocols if Company determines your job position
requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
- Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19
workplace safety policies and protocols.

• Excellent communication skills and diplomacy.
• Flexibility and creativity: The ideal candidate is a problem-
solver who can roll with the punches.

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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.

NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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