Show Producer (Weekend Mornings) - WNBC

Posted: 9/13/2017 | Expires: 10/13/2017

Location: New York, New York
Function: Production
Specialty: Producer, News & Journalism, Television & Film
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

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. NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

NBC 4 New York is looking for a dynamic, motivated, technically-savvy news producer to join our team of award-winning producers at Rockefeller Center. Candidates should have a strong "news gut." They should thrive in demanding, high-pressure situations and strive to win big breaking news and weather stories. They must understand the power of visual storytelling. They must also appreciate the news revolution happening right now, specifically the importance of mobile and digital newsgathering.

Responsibilities:

Candidates are responsible for the overall editorial content on one or more platforms produced by WNBC and will be charged with the following tasks:

  • Serve as the primary line producer of assigned daily newscast
  • Write, produce, desktop edit and gather content for all WNBC platforms
  • Be active participant in editorial meetings by offering unique enterprise story ideas
  • Manage a team of Content Producers to produce the most compelling and relevant stories, coaching and mentoring them as needed
  • Stay on top of the latest graphic tools to visually enhance and showcase stories
  • Work with the production team to ensure clean, seamless newscasts
  • Collaborate with Executive Producers and fellow Show Producers to ensure the most complete local news coverage that is both fair and accurate
  • Interact with the editors of nbcnewyork.com
  • Use social tools to stay on top of what's happening in the Tri-State area as well as the news people are talking about

Qualifications/ Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Communications or equivalent work experience
  • Strong journalistic skills and significant experience as a television news producer in a major market
  • Minimum 4 years experience in newsgathering and/or production; including newsroom writing, producing and desktop editing
  • Knowledge of various media platforms, including broadcast, web and mobile

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in New York City
  • Must be available to work evenings, overnights, weekends, holidays or whenever assigned
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics:

  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Must have the desire to work in a creative, demanding, competitive environment
  • Experience in a news environment
  • Excellent news instincts with the ability to react decisively to breaking news, combined with the ability to write succinctly and with flair
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and stories simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player mentality

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. NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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