Executive Producer, Investigative - WNBC

Posted: 5/16/2018

Location: New York, New York
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


The Investigative Executive Producer must be a dynamic leader who can motivate a skilled team of reporters, producers and photographers. The EP manages the day-to-day news that demands an investigative angle as well as work the “big-get exclusives” and long-term projects.

The EP works with the Assistant News Director & News Director and leads the I-Team’s editorial content, branding and production. The position also works closely with the Digital lead to make sure the I-Team’s stories are seen across multiple platforms.

Responsibilities:
  • The Executive Producer leads the I-Team reporters, producers and photographers.
  • Collaborates with other newsroom managers, and all divisions of NBC News for special events planning as well as day-to-day coverage.
  • Works with all facets of the organization, including production, IT and engineering and the newsroom as a whole to ensure the most accurate and compelling local coverage.
  • Responsible for scheduling the I-Team’s production on a day-to-day and monthly basis.
  • Must work closely with WNBC Standards & Legal on investigative approaches and story approval process.
  • Manages the I-Team tip line and assigns accordingly.
  • Responsible for tracking coverage-related costs and ensuring fiscal responsibility in the news division.
  • Works closely with Creative Services to craft promotions that attract a wide audience.
  • Must embrace a fast-paced, highly-graphic, visual storytelling process.
  • Must have experience with computer-assisted reporting.


  • Qualification / Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in writing, producing and desktop editing.
  • Demonstrated Leadership and Management of a news team.
  • Strong editorial judgment as well as the ability to respond and make decisions in a breaking news situation for coverage across multiple platforms.
  • Experience in script approval, with strong editorial judgment.
  • Proven Team Player.
  • Ability to multitask and work with changing priorities.
  • Impeccable communications abilities with both internal and external constituents.

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered for the position.
  • Must be willing to work in New York.
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • NBCUniversal prefers that applicants have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.



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