Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj is looking for a seasoned reporter or researcher with investigative background to join the staff as a news producer.
The news producer is a unique role that uses reporting skills, including accessing public records, analyzing data and research, and cultivating sources to help develop the stories that drive each episode of the show.
The position entails pitching stories and ideas weekly, while also assembling a comprehensive research document and outline for greenlit episodes. This research document provides background and synthesis of complex ideas and topics for the writing team to use. The material gathered is also used for data visualization and graphics created for the show.
The job also involves detailed fact-checking of the script as it is being written, in addition to verifying all graphics and visual elements. News producers at Patriot Act work with all departments and are actively involved in the production of the show. The job involves close collaboration with other producers, associate producers, footage producers, comedy staff writers, executive producers, and the graphics team.
This is an opportunity for someone looking to expand their portfolio of work and try something new. Over 5 years of experience as an investigative reporter or researcher required.
To apply send your resume and examples of your past work to email@example.com with “news producer” in the subject line.
More about the show:
Patriot Act Hasan Minhaj is a weekly Netflix comedy show that explores the modern cultural and political landscape with depth and sincerity. Each week, Minhaj uses his unique comedic voice and storytelling skills to investigate the larger trends shaping our fragmented world.