Writer - NBC Boston
Location: Newton, Massachusetts
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive
Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
• Assist producers in all aspects of the production of daily newscasts with a focus on writing
• Write stories as assigned by producers, including readers, voice-overs, vo/sots, and anchor packages
• Apply news judgment while researching a variety of news sources and materials for stories and graphics creation
• Identify and utilize best video and soundbites for the stories assigned
• Work with the editors to maximize use of video and ensure accuracy
• Assist producers and reporters with research, creation of graphics and all aspects of final production (supers, lead-ins, timing, etc.)
• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
• Punctual, regular and consistent attendance
Ability to work any of a 24/7 shift, holidays, weekends and respond to breaking news events.
Must be willing to work at the station in Newton, MA.
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
Must be 18 years or older.
Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
1 year of previous news writing experience is preferred
Bachelors degree required
Strong work ethic, positive attitude
Ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities a must
Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays
Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
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