NBC Universal Producer - TODAY in New York, New York

Job Number 35092BR

Job Title Producer - 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


NBC News is seeking a Set Producer to join the third hour of the TODAY Show.

Job Duties

  • Manage the rundown during breaking news situations

  • Works with graphic designers and editors to shepherd projects through entire production process.

  • Develop innovative shoot ideas for segments

  • Manage edits for already existing copy

  • Partner with team for brainstorming and script-writing

  • Write, produce and edit the Opens, Intros and Teases


Basic Qualifications

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

  • A minimum of five years’ experience on a network or morning broadcast.

  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment and handle breaking news situations & last minute changes

  • Excellent creative writing and management skills

  • Ability to take scripts that were previously written by producers and edit as necessary

  • Ability to work early morning shift, beginning at approximately 4am

  • Must be proficient in iNewsAdditional 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

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

  • Ability to assist in developing story ideas, researching, and planning segments

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and storytelling ability

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