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Tech Investigative Reporter

NBCUniversal, LLC, New York, New York

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


Job Summary:

The NBC News Business and Technology Unit is looking for an experienced technology investigative reporter to join its dynamic team of journalists covering technology on the cutting edge, as well as some of the world’s largest and most powerful companies. Our ideal candidate should be driven by a constant stream of ideas and a hunger to break stories, and possess strong writing and analytical skills. This candidate should thrive under intense deadline pressure and have a proven track record of developing innovative ways to report on and gather information and data, including a deep bench of already established sources. This person must be a team player who is comfortable collaborating and reporting across platforms, including all NBC News digital, audio, and television brands. Knowledge and respect for field reporting and television production is important.

The team that this position is a part of is primarily located in San Francisco, but we are open to other locations.

Job Duties:
  • Respond quickly to breaking stories to build out and uncover new angles and information
  • Use data to inform and evolve newsgathering and storytelling
  • Perform investigative research, including making FOIA requests
  • Willing to travel at very short notice
  • Collaborate with NBC News digital and television units on news gathering efforts
  • Work with journalists across NBC News to drive more content
  • Discover, locate and interview newsmakers, eyewitnesses and other notable and interesting news subjects
  • Participate in special projects, pitch fresh ideas, and assist editors, as needed


Basic Qualifications:

• Must have at least eight years experience as a reporter,
writer, producer and/or editor at a news organization, or a
comparable body of freelance work
• Must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
• Must have a strong news background, with extensive
staff newsroom experience
• Must be able to independently conceive of story ideas
and turn them into well-structured pieces ready to be
edited.
• Must have a strong comfort level working with standards
and legal departments on ensuring articles meet the
highest standards requirements.

Desired Characteristics

• Experience covering breaking news in competitive
environments.
• Native curiosity in just about everything, and desire to
look far and wide for good stories
• Ability to shoot video and still photography for digital
platforms
• Willingness to appear in video talking about story
articles.

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.

NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

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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