Producer, Politics, PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour

Washington, District of Columbia

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Date Posted June 08, 2021
Industry Other
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Job Status Full-time
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Description:

Producer, Politics, PBS NewsHour

Full-time, Regular

Reports to: Senior Producer, Politics

 

ABOUT THE ROLE

As our Politics Producer, you’ll be an integral part of our politics unit, overseeing the production of video segments for use on-air and a variety of online content. You’ll be pitching story ideas for studio discussions and tape pieces. Then, you’ll manage the creation process and see your idea to air. You’ll assist other producers when needed and work to more junior producers to mentor and teach them.

 

YOUR FIRST 90 DAYS

You’ll get to know your team and the wider organization, and how each group functions independently as well as part of the whole. You’ll establish key relationships with your peers, while being exposed to executives through participation in editorial planning meetings. You’ll contribute to a variety of stories, from features, to politics for the broadcast and online starting on day one. You’ll have a number of stories skillfully produced and aired.

 

WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE

You are regularly contributing to both features and in-depth news reporting. You bring a vibrancy and terrific ideas to pitch meetings. Your demonstrated passion for knowing the ideal way to produce content and ability to seamlessly jump from project to project will enable you to flourish.  You’ve developed trust with executive leadership. You have grown your own skills and those of junior producers, and can point to evidence in the team’s improved reporting.

 

WHAT YOU’LL BRING


WHAT WE OFFER

 

ABOUT THE PBS NEWSHOUR

With roots in public service journalism beginning in 1973, the PBS NewsHour today is on a mission to bring balanced, in-depth news coverage to all. Innovative and fast-paced, life at the NewsHour is focused on collaboration, trust, and above all, enterprising important, considered news. NewsHour is unique in that the team is small and tight-knit, and must accomplish what no other daily news organization does: be the gold-standard of reporting for a nightly, hour-long broadcast, and to crucial digital platforms.

You’ll enjoy working at the NewsHour if you enjoy contributing to meaningful reporting, working on small teams in which your ideas are not just valued but vital, and pushing yourself to grow your skills every day.

We know there are great candidates who may have skills we haven’t thought about.   If that’s you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself. We also encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ+ people, veterans and people with disabilities. 

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