Platform Manager (Evening) - KNBC

Posted: 10/21/2018

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

  • Platform Managers are responsible for the overall editorial content for one or more of the content platforms/shows produced by NBC LA, including but not limited to broadcast, digital and web

  • Works with content producers to select the most compelling and relevant stories

  • Works with the production team to ensure smooth and seamless show productions as well as with the editorial team to ensure the most complete local news coverage

  • Plays an active role in the editorial process and advocates for their particular platform

  • Responsible for writing, producing, desktop editing and gathering content for all platforms

  • Responsible for effectively managing a pool of content producers, coaching and mentoring as needed

  • Minimum 5 years experience in newsgathering and/or production
  • Minimum 3 years experience writing and producing
  • Significant experience as a news producer in a top 20 market
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications or equivalent work experience

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
  • Must have a flexible schedule with ability to work any of a 24x7 shift and willingness to travel and work long hours and on weekends with short notice
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Experience in multi-platform news environment preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of various media platforms, including broadcast, web and mobile
  • Significant experience in the news environment and strong journalistic skills
  • Experience in desktop editing preferred
  • Ability to write, edit and produce under heavy deadline pressure without compromising accuracy or credibility
  • Creatively deliver news as it develops on all current and future platforms
  • A pioneering spirit with desire learn emerging technologies and invent the future
  • Believes that teams are smarter and more dynamic together
  • Passionately develops and presents story ideas
  • Invested and engaged in the local community and authentically understands and represents local viewer interest

    At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

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