Producer, NBC News Business, Technology & Media Unit

Posted: 5/23/2019

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

As a Producer for the Business, Technology & Media unit, you will be responsible for pitching, developing, and turning business and consumer news of day pieces for the key NBC News platforms to drive relevant and creative stories.

Job Duties
  • This position requires an experienced producer who has a passion for business and consumer news
  • Produce original news content, primarily for broadcast, including research, conducting interviews, writing and editing scripts, field producing and shooting, and overseeing editing
  • Producer is expected to both pitch story ideas and work on assigned stories developed by the editorial team
  • Work with Standards & Legal Team to ensure Editorial Standards of all segments

  • Basic Qualifications
    • Must have at least 8 years’ editorial experience working in production at the network level, preferably within news broadcasting
    • Must be able to shoot and edit
    • Must have strong journalistic writing skills, research skills, and editorial judgment
    • Must be able to script and edit copy on very short deadline
    • Must have a Bachelor’s degree
    • 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 to be considered
    • Must be willing to work in Los Angeles, California
    • Must be willing to work overtime, nights, holidays, and weekends, often with short notice

    Desired Qualifications:
    • Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news and current events
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Strong storytelling ability
    • Strong writing and communications skills
    • Knowledge of NBC News Policies and Guidelines and Practices
    • Familiarity with social media
    • Self-starter

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