Posted 5 days ago
Producer, MSNBC Digital
NBCUniversal Media, LLC - New York, NY
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Job Description

We're seeking a Producer for social media to join MSNBC Digital.

You have experience managing producers and demonstrable experience identifying and producing shareable/viral news and perspective content. You can pitch unique story ideas and create short original videos catered to each social platform's audience. You have a passion for news, politics, current events and know what stories spark engagement for each social platform's audience. A social media expert with strong knowledgeof all platforms, their audiences and social media trends.

If you have a love for the MSNBC brand, demonstrate strong editorial judgment and can be flexible working when news breaks, this job is for you.

This position is represented by the Writers Guild of America East.

  • Lead and oversee editorial for associate producer and production assistants
  • Identify and produce shareable news content for social media platforms
  • Write and produce perspective segments / interviews for YouTube
  • Lead associate producer and production assistants on breaking news for platforms
  • Produce editorial content for multiple platforms (video, text, photo)
  • Fact-check text, captions and ensure all photo, video meet the content, quality, journalistic and legal standards of MSNBC
  • Write eye-catching and accurate headlines and captions that spark engagement
  • Create and produce graphics and photo posts with headlines for Instagram
  • Partner and collaborate with show producers on daily editorial content for platforms
  • Collaborate across teams on special events, high profile interviews for strategic social rollouts

PLEASE NOTE: the shift for this role is is Tuesday - Saturday, 2pm to 10pm (Hybrid 3 days in office)


Qualifications / Experience:
  • At least 6 years experience in social media news production
  • At least two years of political producing/writing experience
  • Expert knowledge of all social media platforms, their audiences and social media trends
  • Experience in shooting content, editing and producing in a compelling creative way
  • Experience writing for TV (news and perspective)
  • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere, in-app editing, CapCut
  • Demonstrable experience producing eye-catching graphics
  • Strong production vision - ability to envision a segment or package and turn it into reality with social engagement
  • Demonstrable content producing with creative devices that stand out
  • Experience in turning breaking news vertical content for social platforms
  • Create and produce graphics, photos with headlines for Instagram (expert with Figma, Adobe Photoshop)
  • Self-starter - ability to enterprise ideas, ideate daily pitches, shoot video when needed, and work well independently.
  • Work professionally in changing and challenging situations and be able to react quickly under rapid deadlines
  • Proficiency with digital gear (camera operations, microphones)
  • Have a good attitude (eager, cooperative, energetic, team-oriented)
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours and different shifts for breaking news (evenings. weekends)

Additional Job Requirements:
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through 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.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $93,000-110,000

Additional Information

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