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Director, NBC News & MSNBC

NBCUniversal, LLC, New York, New York

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


NBC News Group is looking for an experienced TV Director to join our team in creating content for Broadcast, Cable, and digital platforms. Interested candidates should be strong leaders possessing good instincts, who thrive under the intense pressures of a live control room. Qualified candidates must also be excellent communicators, adept at collaborating with both the editorial and technical teams to conceptualize a vision and execute a comprehensive show rundown. A thorough knowledge of current events and basic understanding of U.S. politics is a must. Familiarity with I-News and a strong technical background are both a plus.

Responsibilities:
  • Work with producers and control room crew to execute compelling, high-quality live programming
  • Responsible for collaborating with editorial teams to identify, create and implement graphic elements to enhance the editorial narrative
  • Lead the technical team in the creative implementation of various studio elements
  • Work with all team members to assure broadcasts consistently meet high ethical, technical and aesthetic standards
  • Direct and function as a team leader on ancillary projects as assigned


• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
• Minimum 5-7 years of experience directing live news
broadcasts
• Experience working with state-of-the-art broadcast
technology

Additional Requirements:
• Must provide resume reel with director track – when
requested
• Must be willing to work in the Tri State Area
• Must be available to work evenings and weekends
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
• Must be 18 years or greater
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the
United States
• 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.



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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