Msnbc.com is looking for an editor/producer for the TODAYshow.com team.

This producer is responsible for creating high-quality editorial  content in close coordination with msnbc.com editors and TODAY Show broadcast producers, posting to blogs, building interactive content, managing TODAYshow.com sections, capitalizing on news and feature opportunities and working with producers to create web-only video.  

Requirements:  Sound journalistic skills and ethics, thorough familiarity with online- and TV- news production; demonstrated news and story-selection judgment;  strong writing, research, copy-editing, and story-telling skills;  agility and poise under pressure and good deadline discipline; and thorough familiarity with and passion for social-media and other community tools.  While this is not a video position, familiarity and passion for video storytelling is a must and the position will include working closely with video producers and with online tools related to video.

The editor/producer works with both online and on-air producers – an enthusiasm for both TV and the Internet is a must and strong organizational and interpersonal skills are required.  Candidate must have an understanding of emerging technologies and online trends, and must enjoy collaboration, but also be able to work independently when required.

Appreciation for TODAY’s broad range of topics and personalities – from hard news to entertainment to lifestyle, celebrities and newsmakers to ordinary individuals, with a good grasp of topics and stories of high interest to women –  is necessary.

Candidates must have at least 3-4 years work experience in online and/or TV journalism; experience with content management systems and tools, wire feeds, online video, research skills;  ease with/ability to learn technology a must; comfortable working in fast-paced and high-profile production setting.

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