About the Job
Looking for a SENIOR PRODUCER (NY-based). Nightly Live Show.
The Senior Producer will work with the Executive Producer in executing a LIVE, primetime cable politics-focused show. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of the day to day operation of a nightly live political show and the experience to execute it.
• Extensive background in political news and distilling pertinent information
• 3-5 years live control room experience, including experience with hosts, live content, and breaking news
• Strong news judgment and excellent problem solver
• Experience managing and leading a team of producers; assigning them to produce day-of and longer-term pieces
• Thrives in high-pressure, deadline-oriented situations
• Excellent writing and editing skills; experience reviewing and revising scripts and rundowns
• Collaborative team player with a positive attitude
• Experience working on long-form scripts and story arcs
• Ability to pitch unique story angles and ideas for packages and specials