Video Producer

Posted: 5/9/2018

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


Job Description:

The NBC News Digital Newsgathering desk is looking for our next great producer. This is a wonderful opportunity to work at the core of NBC News’s newsgathering operation in a highly collaborative environment, producing short-form videos for NBCNews.com and its digital, mobile and social platforms.

Job Duties:
· Collaborate with the NBC News producers and editors in 30 Rock and its news bureaus on the acquisition, selection, editing, publishing and distribution of live and on-demand video content
· Select, edit and publish images to promote video clips
· Write and edit text to be used on-screen and for headlines and captions
· Tag video content with editorially relevant metadata
· Program feeds for syndication and distribution of video content
· Ability to adjust duties and hours in response to major breaking news


Basic Qualifications:
· Bachelor’s degree
· Minimum three years of experience producing, editing video on the web
· Proficiency in nonlinear editing systems
· Strong journalistic writing skills editorial judgment
· Experience with content management/online publishing systems
· Strong knowledge of and interest in national politics, current events and a superior eye for spotting compelling video
· Experience crafting evocative, fair and accurate headlines and informative captions
· Basic photo editing skills
· Well-versed in the rules of grammar and AP style
· Speedy decision-making and quick reactions to newsworthy, fresh topics
· Strong organizational skills and strong work ethic
· Ability to take direction well and provide self-direction
· Ability to work calmly in a fast-paced, high-pressure, often-hectic environment
· Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments well under extreme deadlines

Additional Job Requirements:
· Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
· Must be willing to work in Washington, D.C.
· Must be willing to work flexible schedule, nights and weekends
· Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume

Desired Qualifications:
· Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communication or other discipline emphasizing storytelling and multimedia creation
· Further background in broadcast news production
· Experience creating motion graphics
· Experience with Avid video editing is a plus
· Experience with social media platforms
· Knowledge of NBC News policies guidelines and practices

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