Show Producer - WNBC

Posted: 5/18/2019

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

NBC 4 New York is looking for a dynamic, motivated, technically-savvy news producer to join our team of award-winning producers at Rockefeller Center. Candidates should have experience working in demanding, high-pressure situations. They must have a strong “news gut.” Candidate should strive to win the big breaking news and weather stories. They must understand and appreciate the power of visual storytelling. They must also be innovative and inspired by the news revolution happening right now, integrating mobile and digital newsgathering into their daily routines.

Candidates are responsible for the overall editorial content on one or more platforms produced by WNBC and will be charged with the following tasks:
  • Sit in the “big chair” and serve as the primary line producer for a dayside show.
  • Manage a team of Content Producers to produce the most compelling and relevant stories, coaching and mentoring them as needed
  • Pitch compelling enterprise story ideas and be an active participant in editorial meetings
  • Write, produce, desktop edit and gather content for all WNBC platforms
  • Stay on top of the latest graphic tools to visually enhance and showcase stories
  • Work with the control room production team to ensure clean, seamless newscasts
  • Collaborate with Executive Producers and other Show Producers to deliver complete local news coverage that is both fair and accurate
  • Interact with the editors of

  • - Strong journalistic skills and minimum 4 years’ experience as a television news producer in a major news market
    - Minimum 4 years’ experience in newsgathering and/or production; including newsroom writing, producing and desktop editing
    - Knowledge of various media platforms, including broadcast, web and mobile
    - Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications or equivalent work experience

    Eligibility Requirements:
    - Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
    - Must be available to work evenings, overnights, weekends, holidays or whenever assigned
    - Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    - Must be willing to work in New York City area
    - Must be 18 years or older
    - Must have the ability to work any of a 24 x 7 shift
    - Must accept Solutions as NBCUniversal’s Alternative Dispute Resolution program

    Desired Characteristics:
    - Exceptional communication skills
    - Must have the desire to work in a creative, demanding, competitive environment
    - Experience in a news environment
    - Excellent news instincts with the ability to react decisively to breaking news, combined with the ability to write succinctly and with flair
    - Ability to work on multiple tasks and stories simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
    - Team player mentality

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