Have a background in newsgathering? Love being in the field? Being a coordinating producer may be the right career path for you. NBC News Coordinating Producer Olivia Santini takes you through what you need to know to be a coordinating producer.
“Experience with editorial newsgathering is essential. You have to make quick decisions based on constantly changing information. And you have to be an expert multitasker,” Santini said. “If you’re working inside the newsroom and this appeals to you, start thinking about how you can get your field experience.”