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Senior Planning Producer

NBCUniversal, LLC, New York, New York

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


The Business, Technology, and Innovation Unit at NBC News is looking for a dynamic senior planning producer who is naturally curious and has a sharp editorial understanding of the worlds of business, tech, and innovation. As the senior planning producer, this person will be tasked with leading a team of a mix of NBC News Correspondents and tv producers to create unique and compelling video content that reach our audiences on a number of platforms ranging from Nightly News with Lester Holt to the Today Show as well as our digital properties and shows airing on MSNBC, CNBC, and NBC News Now. Our ideal candidate is an experienced TV producer/editor who is extremely organized and who is able to multitask editorially and with scheduling and workflows under intense daily deadline pressure in a fast-paced news environment.

Job Duties:
  • Supervise and oversee editorial and production workflow for all video content for the unit
  • Develop and pitch ideas for both television, X-Platform, and digital platforms that make air/publish and oversee their execution
  • Edit and write scripts for broadcast (and occasionally digital) checking for both content and accuracy in line with NBC News editorial standards
  • Coach, mentor and develop both tv correspondents and tv producers who are based in various locations
  • Monitor news to identify TV newsworthy ideas and pitch them out and assign quickly for broadcast
  • Establish and nurture strong relationships with tv broadcasts/programs across networks
  • Help maintain editorial calendar along with Senior Business Innovation Editor and Senior Tech Investigations Editor
  • Contribute to editorial guidance on all breaking, daily, and future news related to business, tech, and innovation for NBC News, MSNBC, and NBC News Now
  • Attend meetings with Executive Editor as needed for the pitching, development, and execution of larger longer term tv projects and tv special series
  • Actively foster a diverse and inclusive work environment within the unit and mirror that work editorially by amplifying underrepresented communities, voices and experiences for our audience
  • Fill in for other senior roles in the unit as needed



· Must have at least 8 years’ editorial/broadcast
experience on a national level
· Must have excellent journalism, writing and research
skills with demonstrated strong editorial judgment
· Must have demonstrated experience in producing stories
for TV, including impeccable storytelling and production
skills
· Demonstrate strong knowledge and interest in news and
current events
· Must be willing to work in New York, NY
· Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through
www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
· Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under
tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
· Must be willing to travel, as needed

- Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19
vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated,
submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days
following commencement of employment.
- Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the
commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced
protocols if Company determines your job position
requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
- Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19
workplace safety policies and protocols.

• Editorial knowledge of business/technology stories
• Exceptional editorial skills: ability to recognize stories
with high potential for compelling content
• Possess ability to develop story ideas, research, and
plan segments
• Ability and proven track record creating multi-platform
content
• Exceptional people management skills
• Team player with a desire to mentor journalists
• Strong writing skills
• Strong time management skills

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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