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Segment Producer/Researcher

Tallahassee, FloridaRemote
About the Job
Segment Producer/Researcher 

BNC is looking for a Segment Producer/Researcher for “Start Your Day,” BNC’s morning program hosted by Sharon Reed and Mike Hill. 

Duties: 
Researches topics and background for guests on BNC’s daily morning news/talk show, Start Your Day.
Works closely with Executive Producer, Senior Producers and Booking Producers to craft TV segments.
Provides information and element packets to the talent each day on all the guest segments.
Conducts pre-interviews with guests to create suggested questions for the talent.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Must be able to write for television and have good news judgment.
  • Must be able to produce news, entertainment, medical and other topics as needed.
  • Must be able to work on daily guests and future guests within the same shift. 
  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • Must be able to think critically and thrive on accuracy.
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience; not an entry level position. 
  • Able to work on Shift Sunday-Thursday.

Position can start remotely; may be required to relocate to Tallahassee, Fl.  

About BNC
The Black News Channel (BNC) is an independent network that is minority-owned and operated, and is the nation's only provider of 24/7 cable news programming dedicated to covering the unique perspective of African American communities. BNC provides access to information and educational programming to meet the specific needs of this growing and dynamic community that is also a major consumer of subscription television services. BNC delivers an authentic new voice that represents African Americans in mainstream media and fosters political, economic and social discourse. The network is one voice representing the many voices of African Americans. BNC's programming illuminates truth about the unique challenges facing urban communities and helps close the "image gap" that exists today between the negative Black stereotypes perpetuated by mainstream media news and our enterprising African American communities. 

It is the policy of The Black News Channel to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, The Black News Channel will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Employees and team members are expected to contribute to BNC’s overall team effort. Nothing in this job description restricts the Black News Channel, LLC, (BNC), or executive leadership's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All staff members are required to be familiar with changes in law, regulations and procedures, as well as report all questionable accounting, potentially fraudulent activity, and/or internal concerns to the attention of The Black News Channel LLC's General Manager or VP of Human Resources.