Producer, TODAY

Posted: 5/9/2019

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


Responsibilities

As a producer for the TODAY show in the DC Bureau, you will be responsible for pitching, developing, writing, producing and turning news of day and feature pieces for broadcast.
Produce original news content, primarily for broadcast, including writing and editing scripts, research, conducting interviews, field producing and shooting, and overseeing editing.Book interviews, conduct pre-interviews and write segments for show guests.Coordinate camera/studio logistics and support correspondents during live show broadcasts.Work with Standards & Legal team to ensure editorial standards of all segments.

Qualifications/Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree and at least FIVE years editorial experience working in production at the network level, preferably with morning television.
• Strong journalistic writing skills, research skills and editorial judgment.
• Must be a self-starter with the ability to shoot and edit pieces.
• Must proficient in Outlook and iNews.
• Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressures, including breaking news.

Desired Characteristics

• Knowledge of non-linear editing systems, including Avid.
• Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in political news and current events.
• Strong interpersonal skills and storytelling ability.
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments.
• Knowledge of NBC News Policies and Guidelines and Practices

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