Content Producer

Posted: 12/18/2019

Location: Sacramento, California
Function: Writing & Editing
Specialty: Editor / Editorial, News & Journalism
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


    Responsible for writing content for each newscast & digital Reports to News Director & Executive ProducerAbility to execute in a daily breaking news environment Collaborates with producers, assignment desk and anchors to write content with strategyProduces under tight deadlines and attend editorial meetingsCollaborates with producers, assignment desk and anchors to write content with strategyRespond to breaking news with urgency and accuracy.Must have an excellent command of the English & Spanish language: spelling, and grammarWrites headlines, teasers, news briefs, anchor intros and lead-insAware of daily news events including past news Distinguishes what events are considered news in the marketEditing video clipsContributes story ideas, participates in daily coverage decisionsUnderstands and follows all Telemundo News standards and ethicsOther duties as assigned by News Director & Executive Producer


•Must be able to speak, read and write fluently in Spanish and must be able to speak, read and understand English.
•1 to 2 years producer experience or writing / editing .
•Excellent news judgment, brings forth creative ideas.
•Must have leadership qualities, be detail oriented, organized and able to handle intense deadline pressure.
•Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered.
•Must be willing to work in the Sacramento, CA area and travel as needed for special assignments.
•Must be willing to work long hours, varying shifts (including nights and weekends) and report to work on last minute emergency situations required for news coverage when necessary.
•Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
•Must be 18 years or older
•Must have a valid driver’s license

•Take an active role in selecting the stories of the day – constructing story ideas that reporters can turnover in one day
•Create producer driven content to enhance our coverage of the big story and other stories that appear in the newscast.
•Anticipate problems and address them throughout the course of the shift, eliminate all factual/spelling/other errors that appear in the show. If a problem arises, address it immediately.
•Bring creativity into every aspect of the newscast, use the Telemundo arsenal of tools and equipment to provide the most current information that is geographically diverse and maximizes viewer benefits.
•News judgment with solid ethical decision process.
•High competitive nature.

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