NBC Universal Producer, A-Block - TODAY in New York, New York

Job Number 35096BR

Job Title Producer, A-Block - TODAY

Business Segment NBC News and MSNBC

Sub-Business NBC News

Posting Category TV Content & Production

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province New York

City New York

Responsibilities

NBC News is seeking a Producer to lead and oversee the A-Block in the third hour of the TODAY Show.

Job Duties

  • Pitch and produce stories of the day

  • Work with remote news gathering producer on story selection

  • Order video and graphics and edit writing elements for the segments

  • Work with the researcher to ensure all elements match script and are ordered correctly

  • Liaise with control room regarding all stories/correspondents/etc.

  • Coordinate live shots of correspondent and cut their video & graphic elements

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism or similar discipline

  • 5+ years of network or cable on-air experience

  • Excellent writing and editing skills with the ability to manage others

  • Knowledge of politics, current events, pop culture & entertainment.

  • Must be proficient in iNews.Additional Job Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered.

  • Must be willing to work in NYC.

  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news.

  • Knowledge of NBC News Policies and Guidelines and Practices.

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and storytelling ability.

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments.

  • Proven skills and experience developing, producing and directing shoots.

  • Proven ability to collaborate with designers, editors, and other producers.

  • Must be detail-oriented and have excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

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