Coordinating Producer - New York

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

TheCoordinating Produceris a key member of the MSNBC Dayside team, responsible for distinguishing our network through top-level guest bookings during our 9am 4pm shows. TheCoordinatingProducerwill manage a team of network bookers. They will also work closely with the networks senior editorial leadership, show executive producers and the primetime and Washington DC directors of bookings to identify key stories and storytellers. Job Duties: Work with Executive Editors and SVPs on the overall editorial vision for live shows Generate story and guest ideas that help advance the news cycle Lead booking efforts in Breaking News situations Coordinate bookings across all of dayside shows Field assignments from time-to-time Work on long-term planning assignments and special events Maintain a network of key guests Help identify innovative new guests and contributors Maintain the lead contact and cultivate relationships with high level newsmakers, lawmakers and opinion leaders Mentor junior level booking producers Help recruit freelance booking producers


Basic Qualifications Must have a bachelors degree from an accredited college Must have at least 7 years of experience in live television, preferably cable news Thorough knowledge of current events, US politics, geopolitics, foreign policy and history Experience booking at the national network or cable level Experience writing scripts and segments/questions for cable anchors Previous management or team leadership experienceAdditional 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 Characteristics

Desired Qualifications: Proven strong journalistic judgment Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills Extensive and varied rolodex of existing booking relationships across various disciplines like political, celebrity and policy experts Creativity and enthusiasm for finding new, diverse voices that will distinguish our on-air product Must be detail oriented and able to work under pressure and meet multiple daily deadlines

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