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Associate Producer - News Channel

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Industry  Associate Producer, Internet/Online/New Media, Other Related, TV/Cable
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Charlotte, NC
Job Requirements

We are in the processing of hiring several associate producers at the NBC News Channel in Charlotte, NC. The NBC News Channel is the network's feed service. Our mission is to support the broadcast and on-line news efforts of a wide range of clients, including NBC News, NBC local stations, MSNBC, CNBC, Telemundo and key international clients. We have been recognized as the best in the industry at what we do and we're looking for people who can help us as we constantly strive to improve our service. Many News Channel employees have chosen to spend a major portion of their careers here in this excellent newsroom in this wonderful place to live. Others have used employment at the News Channel as an effective first step to a successful career at NBC News in New York and other cities. The primary responsibility of an associate producer is reviewing content from our various news sources and preparing video and supporting scripts to distribute to our clients. Primary requirements are the ability to write concise, clear and accurate scripts, and the ability to edit video for those stories in our digital non-linear format.

  • Bachelor's degree, with at least one year professional broadcast news experience. In some cases we may consider candidates who do not yet have professional broadcast news experience as long as they can present evidence of excellence in their college work, plus strong performance in internships or part-time jobs in a professional setting.
  • Applicants will be required to pass a test in broadcast news writing.
  • A strong work ethic and dedication to a career in broadcast journalism. These are demanding positions. Most of the available jobs will involve working shifts that will include evenings and weekends.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours under deadline pressure, occasionally with little or no warning in the event of breaking news.
  • A recognition of the importance of customer service and the ability to support our clients in a friendly, helpful manner.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with managers and co-workers in a spirit of teamwork.
  • Ability to work in a fast- changing environment while managing competing priorities.
  • Foreign language skills and interest in international news will be helpful qualities for some positions.
  • Familiarity with the use of social media as a newsgathering tool is a plus.

About Our Company NBCUniversal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.