Content Producer-Health & Medical, KNBC

Posted: 6/17/2013 | Expires: 7/17/2013

Location: Burbank
Category: Editorial & Journalism
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description:

NBCUniversal is one of the worlds 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.

* NBC4 is looking for a hands-on Health and Medical Content Producer to join our award winning News department

* Responsible for researching, investigating, writing, editing, producing and gathering content for medical and health pieces for breaking news, features, and recurring branded medical segments

* Support the preparation, development and presentation of the Medical Reporters segments

* Responsible for field production on all health and medical segments

* Own the editorial and creative development of assigned medical and health stories across all of NBCs platforms, including but not limited to broadcast, digital and web

* As needed, support Medical Reporter in control room to ensure seamless production and presentation of health and medical content

* Work closely with all management, editorial staff, anchors and reporters

* Log and organize all resources used in health and medical segments such as tapes, videos, written material, contact information, scripts, and air date details

* Minimum 3 years experience in newsgathering and/or production

* Minimum 3 years experience writing, producing and editing content on a desktop editing system

* Minimum 3 years experience in a major market experience enterprising and producing medical news segments

* Bachelors Degree in related field

* Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job#: 10655BR )

* Must be willing to work in Burbank, CA

* Willingness to work non-traditional business days/hours, travel and work long hours, and on weekends with short notice

* Must have a valid drivers license

* Must be willing submit to a background investigation

* Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

* Experience with news photojournalism and non-linear editing

* Knowledge and understanding of various media platforms, including broadcast, web and mobile

* Significant experience in the news environment and strong journalistic skills

* Basic understanding and demonstration of multi-media file formats and strong computer skills

* Ability to write, edit, produce and gather content under heavy deadline pressure without compromising accuracy or credibility

* Experience using social media as a reporting tool

* Up-to-date with the latest medical journals and websites

* Creatively deliver news as it develops on all current and future platforms

* A pioneering spirit with desire to learn emerging technologies and invent the future

* Believes that teams are smarter and more dynamic together

* Passionately develops and presents story ideas

* Invested and engaged in the local community and authentically understands and represents local viewer interest

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