Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Washington, D.C.


Segment Producer, Meet The Press Daily
TV Content & Production
NBC News and MSNBC
Every evening, from the MSNBC studios in Washington, D.C., veteran journalist Chuck Todd hosts a passionate hour of in-depth political analysis. MTP Daily brings the insight and power of Meet the Press to our air every day of the week featuring interviews with prominent politicians, newsmakers, and leaders.
Join the MTP Daily team as a segment producer and contribute daily by writing exceptional, compelling segments regarding political insight and newsworthy events of the day.

Essential Responsibilities: 
Work closely with anchor, Chuck Todd and senior staff on political/editorial content of nightly show
Pitch, develop and write segments with a specific “MTP Daily” angle
Determine best sound and graphics to tell the story
Write compelling copy for your segment
Be in control room during live show
Participate in daily staff editorial and production meetings
When needed, field produce segments

Basic Qualification/ Eligibility Requirements:
• Must have at least 5 years of experience in live television news, politics or political journalism
• Must be willing and able to work flexible hours including occasional weekends, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
• Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Political Science, History or related field
• Must be willing to work in Washington DC
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
Desired Characteristics
Desired Characteristics:
• Thorough knowledge of American politics
• Exceptional editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories with high potential for provocative, compelling television
• Knowledge of current events, politics and pop culture. Up to date on periodicals, including Op-Eds
• Possess ability to develop story ideas and angles, research, and plan segments
• Write and produce segments with speed and error free in newsroom environment
• Ability to "book" guests, and work with graphics and video elements
• Prior experience covering the Presidential election cycles
Career Level
CityWashington, D.C.
District of Columbia
CountryUnited States
About Us
At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.
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