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Associate Producer, NBC News Climate Unit

NBCUniversal, LLC, New York, New York

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


About Us
NBCUniversal is 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, and world-renowned theme parks. It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Job Summary:
NBC News is seeking a resourceful Associate Producer for the NBC News Climate Unit who will work directly with producers, senior producers and correspondents to create breakthrough news content for multiple platforms. Attention to detail is a must, as is a drive to be creative. The ideal candidate is a fast thinker who will find the right elements to take a story to the next level. We are looking for people who like to pick up the phone and chase information. APs will be called on to generate reporting and assist producers in all phases of production. APs who excel at these things will be given increasing levels of responsibility, including opportunities to produce pieces themselves, and assist with reporting in the field.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist with full scope of production including research, booking, field producing and post-production
  • Research, develop and pitch stories
  • Gather and sometimes edit video elements for editors

  • Prep and produce graphics for editors
  • Research and clear footage 

  • Coordinate between the field team and the post team

  • Maintain field production schedules


Basic Qualifications:

• Must have at least two years’ editorial experience
working in production, preferably at the network level or
in climate journalism
• DV shooting experience
• Ability to travel as needed, often with limited notice
• 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
www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the
United States

Desired Characteristics

• Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in climate
and environmental reporting
• Strong journalistic writing skills, research skills, and
editorial judgment
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments
• Knowledge of NBC News Policies and Guidelines and
Practices

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including 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.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including 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.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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