NBC Universal Consumer Producer - KNTV in San Jose, California

Job Number 36039BR

Job Title Consumer Producer - KNTV

Business Segment Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

Sub-Business NBCUOTS - KNTV

Posting Category TV Content & Production

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province California

City San Jose

Responsibilities

NBC Bay Area is looking for a hands-on Consumer Content Producer to join our award winning News department.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for researching, writing, editing, producing and gathering consumer content

  • Responsible for preparing daily consumer reports for air, working either independently or with a reporter

  • Develop a network of sources and experts to generate enterprise consumer stories on a daily basis

  • Provide editorial guidance; establish contacts in consumer field, manage tips and public records requests, compose open records requests, and conduct interviews

  • Take ownership for the overall coverage of consumer content on all of NBC Bay Area platforms, including but not limited to broadcast, digital and web

  • Perform investigations which may include undercover work or surveillance as necessary

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field

  • Minimum three years experience in television news productionEligibility Requirements

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

  • Must be willing to work in San Jose, CA

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Willingness to work non-traditional business days/hours, travel and work long hours, and on weekends with short notice

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience in consumer investigative newsgathering and/or production

  • Experience with news photojournalism and non-linear editing preferred

  • Field producing experience

  • Experience partnering with legal and working knowledge of federal, state and local laws impacting operations as they relate to investigations, undercover content and hidden cameras

  • Ability to write, edit and produce under heavy deadline pressure without compromising accuracy or credibility

  • CAR (Computer Assisted Reporting) skills

  • Basic understanding and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws

  • Strong computer research skills, and working knowledge of analyzing data

  • Knowledge of undercover investigation techniques

  • Understanding of Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)

  • Understanding of emerging news production techniques and technology, with a pioneering spirit with desire to learn emerging technologies and invent the future

  • Good collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels

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