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Senior Producer, News Now

NBCUniversal, LLC, New York, New York

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


We are expanding and growing NBC News Now big time and fast. We need a creative, passionate team of journalists to make the magic happen morning, noon, and night.

Get in touch if you’re a highly skilled producer with strong editorial background and able to put together 100 mins of content for a two-hour daily show. Strong visual and scripting sensibility are a must to oversee and guide a team of producers, APs, and PAs. the ideal candidate can manage a control room through daily news, breaking, and rolling coverage. Have strong line producing skills and able to jump in the rundown to quickly solve live show issues or changes/pivots. Solid managerial skills, experience with and able to lead by example. Most importantly mentor the team to create a positive and motivated environment.

Responsibilities/Job Duties

The bulk of the job:
  • You're on top of the news. All the time. Eager to jump in and you thrive under tight deadlines
  • Have BIG ideas to up the game in production and quality of the shows
  • Work with the EP to put together rundowns that cover the big stories of the day and push the editorial forward in a smart and concise way.
  • Identifying the right angles for reporter hits and guest segments
  • Flagging the best elements - if it pops, we want it and we want your help finding it
  • Enhance the scripts of your producers using your high-quality experienced writing
  • Help to define the voice of the network and then work with talent, reporters and producers to make sure they speak the language we invent fluently
  • You’ll have a team of producers, APs, and PAs all looking to you for guidance, editing, and calm in a news storm


• Journalism (enough said)
• Demonstrated strength to manage a control room
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY
• Proven and demonstrated nose for a story, the research
skills to report it, the writing skills to tell it and the news
judgment to green light it or kill it
• Ability to work fast and effectively, especially when news
is breaking and time to air is getting short
• 6+ years of your working life has been spent doing a job
that resembles this one – with ideally 2+ of those years
as a prior manager, being in and around a control room.
• When the news cycle calls you answer, even on
weekends or late nights or after you’ve already put in a
long day
• You have big thoughts and the courage to voice them
successfully
• You can fill in as EP when necessary



- 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.

• Solid experience in talent management
• Proactive with 99 solutions and able to execute each one
• Leadership to bring out the best in your team and inspire
them to do better and better
• Worked in the digital space at least 2+ years

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.

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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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