NBC News and MSNBC is looking for an executive producer to lead a team producing a new political podcast focused on the 2020 presidential campaign.
If you are obsessed with politics and political campaigns, this is the job for you.
This is a fast paced, news-driven position that requires strong editorial leadership and vision. The executive producer will be expected to work closely with the shows host and production staff to craft the editorial arc of each episode while maintaining a larger vision for the show as a whole.
The right person for this job will have experience building teams and inspiring people to do their best work under deadline pressure.
Work with host and production staff to craft the editorial shape and sound of the show.
Establish daily editorial agenda in consultation with staff.
Set assignments for show staff.
Provide final editorial sign-off on each episode.
Establish a culture of experimentation and smart risk-taking.
Assist the head of audio with hiring decisions
At least 10 years of newsroom experience with a focus on politics
At least 5 years of experience in editorial decision making
At least 3 years of management experience
Must be willing to work varied shifts as news changes
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects under deadline
Strong knowledge of politics and current events.
Understanding of journalistic ethics and best practices