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Segment Producer, Closing Bell

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and produce live and taped guest segments
  • Create unique elements using video, graphics, social media, etc.
  • Assemble research packets for anchors
  • Conduct pre-interviews and arrange necessary travel
  • Pitch story ideas in the morning meeting & generate original content ideas daily
  • Identify and book compelling guests when needed
  • Write intros and teases for segments
  • Partner with other departments (graphics, tech ops, satellite operations)
  • In the control room write live banners, check in guests and reporters, call elements as needed
  • Produce breaking news stories including making calls and building elements
  • Help maintain show social media accounts on Twitter and Facebook
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with news sources
  • Experience line producing a plus

Qualifications/Requirements

Bachelor's degree
Minimum of 2 years of experience booking and producing in a live television environment with demonstrated writing, research, and telephone communication skills
Must be able to be a team player and work very closely with the anchor of the program
Exemplary editorial judgment and passionate interest in financial news
Willingness to accommodate a demanding production schedule and flexibility to work evenings, weekends and some holiday when required
Must be willing to work in Englewood Cliffs, NJ perks include free shuttle, free gym, dry cleaning/shoe shine services, full-service cafeteria, food trucks, and more

Desired Characteristics

Prior experience booking guests, generating ideas and producing segments in a top 20 news market, national platform, or business news environment
Successful candidates will be self-starters with a highly developed rolodex who can work effectively under daily deadline pressure
Excellent interpersonal skills combined with a strong sense of how to visually tell a compelling story
MBA, Wall Street/financial/business news background is a huge plus
Proficiency with i-News computer system



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