Line Producer, Worldwide Exchange
CNBCEnglewood Cliffs, NJ
Full Time Job
Line Producer, CNBC Worldwide Exchange
The Line Producer for Worldwide Exchange is responsible for managing line production for 1 hour live show, 5 days a week – Monday to Friday. Responsibilities of the Line Producer could include, but are not limited to:
-Ownership of rundown creation and management--oversee rundown changes throughout the day and relay changes and atypical segments/teases to show technical staff.
-Pitch and book original guest and segment ideas daily, tapping into a broad array of sources for ideas.
-In the control room - keep show on time and calmly communicate changes and breaking news during the show to anchors and technical operations team.
-Preview accuracy of upcoming video, graphics and lower thirds. Call relevant elements for segments during the show.
-Write and produce creative and compelling copy and teases.
-Pitch original guest and segment ideas daily, tapping into a broad array of sources for ideas.
-Ability to recognize business stories that would make compelling television
-Use leadership skills to motivate and mentor segment producers and news associates on the team
-Partner with internal departments such as graphics and technical operations to execute needed effects for the show.
-Create stock charts, lower-thirds, video and graphics. Liaise with other departments as needed (such as Assignment Desk, Graphics, Tech Ops, Satellite Operations) to place and follow-up on requests.
-Develop and produce live and taped guest segments as needed.
-Implement and work independently with guidance from Senior and Executive Producer.
-Last line of defense before content goes to air.
-Minimum of 5 years of experience segment producing and/or booking in a live television environment with demonstrated written communication and research skills.
-Minimum of 1 year of experience working in a live television line production capacity with a demonstrated ability to communicate, manage and lead in the control room
-Prior experience as a Line Producer in a top 20 news market, national platform, business or hard-news environment is strongly preferred.
-Passion for business news and the markets and prior experience at a financial news network or publication is strongly preferred.
-Knowledge of current events, tech trends and pop culture
-Strong editorial judgment is essential - must be able to make quick editorial decisions while remaining calm under pressure
- Excellent interpersonal skills combined with a strong sense of how to visually tell a compelling story are also important.
- Willingness to accommodate a demanding production schedule and flexibility to work weekends/evenings when and as required.