Freelance Producer-NBC10

Posted: 1/16/2020

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

The NBC10 Boston Freelance News Producer will be responsible for news of the day, special coverage, in-depth stories, breaking news and other news-related content as needed.

    Responsible for the content and overall production of the local newscastsOversee all details of the broadcast while working closely with all members of the news teamStack the rundown and manage the on-air broadcast from the control roomContribute story ideas for the newscast and work closely with reporters to execute those ideasProduce news stories and specials as assignedOversee and write the news briefs and daily promos when neededRespond quickly and aggressively to breaking news and getting information on the airCopy-edit reporter scripts as well as all newscast copyMust work a flexible schedule when needed to cover other shifts and breaking newsField produce stories for the on-air newscast and other news content platformsEnsure accuracy of and update information for the on-air news ticker/crawl at the bottom of the screen

- College degree Required
- Minimum of 3 years of television news line producing experience
- Minimum of 3 years of technical skills in news production including creating show rundowns
- Must be proficient in desktop editing

Additional Requirements:
- Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
- Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
- Ability to work any of a 24/7 shift, holidays, weekends and respond to breaking news events.
- Must be willing to work at the station in Needham, MA.
- Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
- Must be 18 years or older.
- Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
Desired Characteristics :
- Experience line producing breaking news
- Excellent tease-writing skills
- High degree of flexibility in scheduling and assignments
- Driven interest in current events & local issues

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