NBC6 - Executive Producer of Investigations & Special Projects

Posted: 1/28/2020

Location: Miramar, Florida
Function: Production
Specialty: Editor / Editorial, Producer, Television & Film
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

WTVJ, NBC’s owned and operated station in South Florida, is looking for a strong and supportive leader to run the investigative and special projects unit. This is a special team filled with news veterans that operates as a duopoly with Telemundo 51. You’ll have plenty of resources to focus the team on creating investigative content that makes a difference in our community. The position requires strong news judgment, ability to juggle multiple projects in various stages of production as well as create innovative storytelling for multiple platforms. The person who accepts this position will be expected to supervise a large team of reporters, producers and photographers to deliver high-quality, compelling and enterprising journalism for multiple platforms.Identify and pitch investigative angles on big daily news stories as well as long-term enterprise stories that are highly promotable and will bring about changeGuide process of story selection and execution for the NBC 6 Investigators, NBC 6 Responds and the special projects teamWork closely with producers, reporters and photographer/editors in production of stories
  • Communicate story pitches and developments with Assistant News Director
  • Coordinate year-round airdate calendar and assist creative services team in delivering promotions for stories
  • Assist management team by participating in daily editorial meetings and communicating the investigative team’s availability and role in day-to-day news coverage
  • Manage the shooting and editing calendar to ensure all resources are used effectively
  • Ensure stories are produced in both Spanish and English when possible
  • Work closely with NBC News legal/standards team in producing and vetting stories
  • Make digital and social media a priority from the first stages of production

  • • Minimum 5 years of experience in newsgathering and/or news production
    • Minimum 1 year experience in investigative journalism
    • B.A. degree or equivalent in areas such as Journalism & Communications, or related field.
    • Must submit a resume/CV online as well as a link to recent work
    • Position is Monday-Friday days but must be willing to work a flexible schedule which could include overtime, nights, holidays and weekends
    • Must be willing to work at the station in Miramar and Miami location
    • Must be willing to take drug test and submit to a background investigation
    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Able to work extended and flexible hours during hurricanes, emergency situations and breaking news.
    • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

    • Experience producing investigative content
    • Strong journalistic and communication skills
    • Ability to make priority decisions under deadlines
    • Ability to manage the production of network quality segments under tight deadlines
    • Must possess strong detail-oriented research and writing skills
    • Bilingual in English and Spanish (speaking and writing) preferred
    • Must have a creative approach to digital platforms
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Team player
    • Delegate, assign, set objectives, provide feedback and find simple solutions to complex problems

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