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CNBC’s “Fast Money Halftime Report” seeks segment producer

November 13, 2014

Posted by Chris Roush

The “Fast Money Halftime Report” Segment Producer works within the show to pitch ideas and produce portions of the show which airs for an hour at 12pm EST – 5 times a week – Monday to Friday. The Halftime Report is a fast-paced markets show where four traders with skin in the game discuss and debate the news of the day from an investor’s perspective.

Scott Wapner hosts the round-table format show which offers ‘real time’ analysis and investment ideas from traders with ‘real money’ on the line.

Essential Responsibilities:
* Developing and producing live and taped guest segments. Implement work independently with guidance from Senior and Executive Producer.
* Find and book compelling guests for the show, following booking protocols.
* Conduct pre-interviews of guests and based on their responses script questions for use by anchors and reporters. Handle any necessary travel logistics for guests
* Write compelling copy and teases.
* Secure elements such as sound bites and video to support segments.
* Create stock charts, lower-thirds, chyrons, dekos, plug-ins and coordinate graphic orders. Partner with other departments as needed (such as Graphics, Tech Ops, Satellite Operations) to place and follow-up on requests.
* Develop and maintain good relationships with financial and business news sources.
* Generate original guest ideas daily, tapping into a broad array of sources for ideas.
* Assist Sr. Producer in the production of the show.

To apply, go here.

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