Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • New York City


Senior Executive Producer, MSNBC Weekends
TV Content & Production
NBC News and MSNBC
Role Summary/Purpose:
This position is a Senior Executive Producer for MSNBC Weekend programming. The Senior Executive Producer will work with executive producers to make sure editorial content adheres to the core values of MSNBC. They will supervise and manage the morning, afternoon, and prime weekend teams.

Main Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the editorial planning process and present during show editorial meetings
• Responsible for watching live programming on weekends
• Aggressively respond to breaking news situations and live events
• Engage with Executive Producers and Hosts. Develop strong relationships
• Ensuring that legal and standards guidance is reviewed and followed
• Ensure that guest bookings are of the highest quality
• Monitor competitive
• Be present in control room, as needed
• Provide feedback during post-show meetings
• Manage team of Executive Producers plus oversight of all weekend programming teams
• Coach and mentor show Executive Producers and Senior Producers
Basic Qualifications:
• Must have a Bachelor's degree
• Must have at least 8 years of experience in live television (i.e. morning shows, cable shows, broadcast TV, etc.)
• Must have at least 3 years of experience managing a team
• Must be willing to work weekends on a Wednesday – Sunday schedule

Additional Job 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 NYC
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Desired Characteristics
Desired Characteristics:
• Master's degree in journalism preferred
• 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
Career Level
CityNew York
New York
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.
NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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