Line Producer, VNT

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 12 hours ago

<p><strong>LINE PRODUCER - VICE NEWS TONIGHT</strong></p>
<p><strong>About VICE</strong></p>
<p><em>An international media company that captures people at the heart of stories, and focuses on the ideas, issues, and context that other outlets miss. Launched in 1994, VICE operates in 35 cities across the globe, making 1500 pieces of content every day with a focus on five lines of business: VICE Digital, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a feature film and television production studio; VICELAND, an Emmy-winning international television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 21 offices around the world.</em></p>
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<p><strong>VICE x News</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The award-winning VICE News team develops and produces news content across VICE platforms and partner platforms. The news team focuses on in-depth longform storytelling and unique and creative ways to relay topical daily news. This is a collaborative team that works together to make everyone’s stuff better. We believe in listening to everyone’s ideas and bringing on a diverse group of people who love working together to make the best, most unique news content out there.</span></p>
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<p><strong>Role x You</strong></p>
<p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Line Producer for Vice News Tonight will choose news stories, create the rundown, and be in the control room for the show. You are someone who knows how to look for unique angles and come up with ideas that will differentiate this show in the news ecosystem. You are calm and collected under pressure, effectively communicating last-minute changes to all the stakeholders. </span></em></p>
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<p><strong>In the short term… </strong><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">you will work with the senior staff and EP to develop and launch a reimagined one hour Vice News Tonight. You will manage the daily news portions of the show, overseeing story selection, editorial, and writing, managing a team of producers, APs and PAs. And you’ll work with the Senior Broadcast Producer to approve all scripts. You are an impressive tease writer who knows how to keep an audience tuning in without using cliches. You will work with the production crew to implement systems to get the show on the air seamlessly. </span></em></p>
<p><strong>After 6 months in this role… </strong><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">You’ll own the editorial direction of all daily news in the show, and will be concepting and delivering new treatments that break the mold for how we deliver daily news. You’ll be regularly pitching new segments and franchises to set the show apart.</span></em></p>
<p><strong>And after a year.. </strong><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">You will be regularly filling in for the Senior Broadcast Producer, and building out unique off-shoots and side projects tied into the Vice News universe.</span></em></p>
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<p><strong>Qualifications</strong></p>
<p><strong>You have these:</strong></p>
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<li><strong><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">5-7 years control room experience, including experience with hosts, live content, and breaking news</span></em></strong></li>
<li><span style="font-style: italic;">Experience managing a team of producers, APs, PAs</span></li>
<li><span style="font-style: italic;">Mastery of quality control - you spot inaccuracies before they make air</span></li>
<li><span style="font-style: italic;">Excellent news judgment and knowledge of current events, politics and culture</span></li>
<li><span style="font-style: italic;">Excellent communicator - with host, producers, control room staff, and production crew</span></li>
<li><span style="font-style: italic;">Meticulous organizer who thrives in high-pressure situations and handles breaking news with ease</span></li>
<li><span style="font-style: italic;">Excellent writing and editing skills; impressive tease writer</span></li>
<li><span style="font-style: italic;">Collaborative team player with a positive attitude</span></li>
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<p><strong>We’d love if you also had these:</strong></p>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to develop and pitch unique story ideas and angles, with research to back it up </span></em></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Exceptional editorial skills: you know what makes compelling television</span></em></li>
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<p><em>We want to find people who believe in our goals and feel inspired enough to grow while they’re here to fill the role, rather than someone who checks the boxes but isn’t invested. We encourage you to apply and show us what you’ve got. To learn more read the<a href="https://viceguideto.vice.com/"> <strong>VICE Guide to VICE</strong></a></em></p>
<p><em>Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation.   The requirements and essential functions described above are not an exhaustive list and instead are meant to describe the general nature and level of work required of the job.  VICE reserves the right to modify the essential functions of this position where a legitimate business exists.</em></p>
<p><em>If you require reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know.  We will work together to best meet your needs.</em></p>
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<p><strong>Working at VICE</strong></p>
<p><em>VICE prioritizes the ideas and people that other media companies miss. We believe that innovation is a direct result of diverse, inclusive cultures so we don’t just “tolerate” differences, we celebrate it and see it as essential to our staff, culture, and business.</em></p>
<p><em>VICE offers comprehensive benefits including but not limited to trans-inclusive benefits, fertility benefits, and tuition reimbursement. We also have dog-friendly days, bagel Fridays, and the occasional drag show in our conveniently located Williamsburg office. Day-to-day you can enjoy a rooftop garden full of edible produce (in the summer), beverages, healthy snacks and the opportunity to make the work of a lifetime if you’re into that sort of thing, which we hope you are.</em></p>
<p><em><strong>Equal Employment Opportunities:</strong> VICE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that strives to create and maintain a workplace