Investigative Content Producer - WNBC

Posted: 2/12/2019

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

WNBC is looking for an enthusiastic, results-oriented, deep-thinking Content Producer to join our I-Team. The Content Producer is responsible for identifying, researching and producing in-depth investigative stories relevant to the Tri-state area.

CP's work closely with Managers, reporters, anchors and our assignment editors to recognize and build great stories from conception to air. This includes extensive research, writing, gathering, and editing for stories that appear on all of WNBC’s platforms, including, but not limited to OTT, web and broadcast.

  • Significant experience in a news environment.
  • Experience editing content on a desktop editing system. Adobe Premiere a plus.
  • A sense of urgency and desire to learn emerging technologies.
  • Ability to make priority decisions under deadline while maintaining a team player mentality.
  • Experience with CAR (Computer Assisted Reporting), with the ability to break down and digest Excel spreadsheets and large data sets. Access, MySQL, or other database experience a plus.
  • Familiarity requesting and negotiating for access to public records; filing records requests.
  • Willingness to perform undercover work or surveillance as necessary.

  • Qualifications/ Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in newsgathering and/or production.
  • Minimum 3 year experience writing, producing and desktop editing.
  • Must be willing to work in New York.
  • Willingness to work overtime, on weekends, and any shift as assigned.

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered.
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

    Desired Characteristics

  • Strong journalistic skills and news judgment.
  • Strong desire to deliver news as it develops on all current and future platforms.
  • Enthusiastic team member eager for collaboration.
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize and stay organized
  • A love of stories and the craft of storytelling.

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