Producer, Stay Tuned

Posted: 8/10/2018

Location: New York, New York
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Job Summary:
Stay Tuned, part of the NBC News Digital team, is looking for a sharp producer with rock solid news judgment. This person is a great writer who can take a complex story and tell it in a way that gets you hooked. The ideal candidate is obsessed with news, and is constantly thinking up unique ways to tell a story. This person will work closely with editors and graphic designers to produce our daily broadcasts. He/She will also pitch, write and produce stories out in the field. The ideal candidate is a team player with a great attitude, who’s had experience working in a high-pressure newsroom. This producer will work the weekend shift (Wed-Sun; 9a-5p) and must be able to travel occasionally as needed.

Job Duties:
  • Pitch stories for daily broadcast
  • Write and produce short-form, breaking news segments under a tight and constantly changing deadline
  • Work with executive producer and senior producer to ensure timely and accurate reporting
  • Work closely with editors to build creative cut spots
  • Pitch & produce stories out in the field


  • Basic Qualifications:
    • 3+ years of television news producing experience- preferably at the network or cable news level
    • Prior broadcast news script writing experience
    • Prior multimedia editorial storytelling experience
    • Field producing experience

    Additional Job Requirements:
    • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
    • Must be willing to work in New York
    • Willingness to work overtime and overnights, during special events and breaking news situations – as needed
    • Willingness to travel – as needed

    Desired Qualifications:
    • Superior interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Proven and dynamic team player
    • Familiarity with NBC News’ Standards and Legal procedures, to ensure the editorial standards of all pieces
    • Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news, pop culture and current events
    • Familiarity with DSLR shooting and non-linear editing

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