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News & Trending Writer, NBCLX

NBCUniversal, LLC, New York, New York

Create the extraordinary.


NBC Universal is looking for a News and Trending Writer to join NBCLX, a news brand dedicated to inspiring our Gen Z/ Millennial audience through innovative and creative storytelling. The right candidate is an inventive writer with a strong voice who is excited about the opportunity to write about a range of topics depending on the news and trends of the day – anything from an in-depth explainer on new CDC guidance to a quick-turn breakdown of the latest TikTok trend. We’re looking for not just a strong writer, but an original thinker who is also a great teammate and collaborator.

Working with a strong knowledge of SEO and social media trends, the News and Trending Writer will identify outside-the-box story ideas that speak to our young audience and produce articles with a strong, authentic voice. Experience working with broadcast teams to repackage on-air content for a digital audience is helpful but not required.




  • At least 3 years of professional experience writing for a digital-first news organization or brand.
  • Experience working in a newsroom and creating content on fast-paced deadlines.
  • Strong grasp of AP style.
  • Prior experience working with a CMS.
  • Understanding of digital analytics and trends.
  • Basic current knowledge of copyright laws as it applies to digital publishing and social media.

Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.

Additional Job Requirements
  • 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.


  • Strong editorial judgment and journalistic ethics.
  • Demonstrated experience producing engaging written content aimed at a younger audience.
  • Proven knowledge of libel, slander laws in regards to digital media.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems, prioritize decisions, and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently in a high-pressure environment.
  • Good collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels.


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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