Producer - TODAY

Posted: 1/3/2018

Location: Washington, D.C., Washington D.C.
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


As a Producer for the TODAY Show in the DC Bureau, you will be responsible for pitching, developing, writing, producing and turning news of day and feature pieces for broadcast.

Job Duties
  • Produce original news content, primarily for broadcast, including research, conducting interviews, writing and editing scripts, field producing and shooting, and overseeing editing.
  • Book interviews and conduct pre-interviews with show guests.
  • Producer is expected to both pitch story ideas and work on assigned stories developed by the editorial team.
  • Work with Standards & Legal Team to ensure Editorial Standards of all segments.


  • Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least FIVE years’ editorial experience working in production at the network level, preferably with morning television.
  • Strong journalistic writing skills, research skills, and editorial judgment.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to shoot and edit pieces.
  • Must be proficient in Outlook and iNews.
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news.

    Additional Job Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered.
  • Must be willing to work in Washington, DC.
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news.

    Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of non-linear editing systems including Avid.
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in political news and current events.
  • Strong journalistic writing skills, research skills, and editorial judgment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and storytelling ability.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments.
  • Knowledge of NBC News Policies and Guidelines and Practices.
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news and current events.

    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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