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Keith Olbermann is hiring:

Segment Producer, Countdown with Keith Olbermann


Built on the worldwide resources of NBC News, MSNBC defines news for the next generation with world-class reporting and a full schedule of live news coverage, political analysis and award-winning documentary programming – 24 hours a day, seven days a week. MSNBC’s home on the Internet is boasts the state-of-the-art technology of Microsoft and the first-rate reporting of NBC News.

NBC Universal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. We develop, produce and market entertainment, news and information to a global market. NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.

The Segment Producer, Countdown with Keith Olbermann is responsible for writing segments for “Countdown with Keith Olbermann”.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Produce and write assigned segments
Copy edits assigned scripts
Determine video and sound for assigned segments
Communicate daily story development with senior producer
Be in control room during airing of assigned segment
Field produce segments with MSNBC correspondents, when warranted
Participate in editorial planning
Pitch story ideas
Advise line producers of tease ideas
Work with graphics producers to create show graphics and prepro


Must have a minimum of 3 years experience in live television (i.e. morning shows, cable shows, broadcast TV, etc)

Eligibility Requirements:

Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
Must be willing to work in New York, NY
Must be willing to take drug test and submit to a background investigation
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be 18 years or older
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
For U.S. employment opportunities, GE hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. GE will require proof of work authorization. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
Desired Characteristics
Expert writer and storyteller
Ability to enterprise, research, and plan stories
Ability to “book” guests, work with props, graphics, and special elements
Exceptional editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories with high potential for provocative, passionate, compelling television
Knowledge of politics and current events
Up to date on blogs, websites, periodicals, including Op-Eds


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