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Specialist- NBC News Digital

NBCUniversal, LLC, New York, New York

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Level: Manager (Supervisor)


Specialist, Video Distribution and Curation (AM)

NBC News Digital is looking for a Specialist, Video Distribution and Curation. Reporting to the Director of Video Curation and Distribution, NBC News Digital, this role will be responsible for curating, publishing and producing NBC News and MSNBC videos on YouTube, owned OTT apps and other digital syndication partners such as Peacock. In this role, we are looking for someone with firsthand knowledge of YouTube publishing, video production and OTT platform management. This is an opportunity to join team behind NBC News Digital - Video. The video curation and distribution team is the backbone operation that gets the right video content onto the right digital platform.

JOB DESCRIPTION
  • Publish and edit video for TODAY, MSNBC and NBC News YouTube channels.
  • Edit thumbnails and work with marketing and design units to coordinate graphic thumbnail options
  • Manage playlists on site and on YouTube to elevate what viewers want to watch in the moment
  • Collaborate with platform editors to elevate the best video of the day on site and on mobile apps
  • Send pitch notes and be in daily communication with syndication partners for daily news and special event coverage
  • Curate multiple owned OTT apps for Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV and Android TV
  • Ensure syndication success for VOD assets and resolve when necessary
  • Monitor competitors for best practices in the rapidly evolving OTT and YouTube landscape


Qualifications/Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
• 2+ years of experience in digital media publishing,
preferably in digital news media
• Experience with content management/online publishing
systems
• Strong headline writing skills and able to adhere to style
guidelines
• Able to work with non-linear video editing programs like
AVID Media Composer and Adobe Premiere
• Able to work early morning hours, 6:00am to 2p ET

• Good time management skills and ability to prioritize
tasks
• Deep understanding of YouTube publishing tools and
best practices
• Strong journalistic standards and editorial judgment

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About NBCUniversal, LLC

We are one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.

NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a premium ad-supported streaming service. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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