Associate Producer, NBC News Business & Technology Unit

Posted: 5/23/2019

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


As an associate producer for the NBC News Business and Technology Unit, you will work directly with producers, senior producers and correspondents to help pitch, write and produce business and technology news content for Nightly News, Weekend Nightly News, TODAY, Weekend TODAY, MSNBC and NBC News.com

Responsibilities:
  • Respond quickly to breaking news, helping in all production
  • Pre-interview and book characters for television and digital pieces
  • Research and develop stories
  • Make crew requests, edit requests and graphics requests
  • Assist in production, including going on shoots, logging tapes, and pulling video elements
  • Participate in special projects, pitch enterprise story ideas, and assist senior producers, as needed
  • Write short pieces for our digital verticals
  • Work as a team player across all NBC News platforms


  • Basic Qualifications:
    • Must have at least two years’ editorial experience working in production preferably at the network level
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a newsroom environment
    • Must have a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism or communications
    • Must be proficient in Outlook and iNews
    • Must be willing and able to travel
    • Must be able to work additional hours beyond scheduled shift with little or no notice, if needed
    • Must be willing to work overtime, nights, holidays, and weekends, often with short notice

    Additional Job Requirements:
    • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
    • Must be willing to work in NYC
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

    • Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in business and technology news
    • Strong journalistic writing skills, research skills, and editorial judgment
    • DV shooting experience
    • Knowledge of non-linear editing systems including Avid
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments
    • Knowledge of NBC News Policies and Guidelines and Practices

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