NBC Universal Digital Video Specialist - KNTV in San Jose, California

Job Number 34028BR

Job Title Digital Video Specialist - KNTV

Business Segment Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

Sub-Business NBCUOTS - KNTV

Posting Category Digital Media

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province California

City San Jose


NBC Bay Area is looking for a digital video specialist to create original videos designed for digital/mobile/social platforms.

We are looking for a candidate with a proven ability to create videos that are shareable and have impact with a mobile/social audience. The ability to reimagine and repurpose traditional broadcast content for a digital audience will be key to this role.

The specialist will work closely with NBC Bay Area staff to create digital versions of our local news content, collaborate with our Digital Director, Sr. Digital Editor and Social Media Editor on projects from a story’s inception to its conclusion, and produce engaging video pieces for our exclusive investigative, consumer and documentary series content. In addition to creating videos for mobile platforms, this role will be tasked with exploring new video formats and storytelling devices, such as 360-degree video.

The right candidate should love local news, have excellent people skills and team orientation, and be comfortable working on an in-depth investigation or the quirky viral talker story of the day.

· Develop internal best practices and expertise around creating, publishing and distributing videos specific to various digital platforms.

· Leverage resources available from throughout the station to research, pitch, write and edit video segments designed for mobile/social platforms, optimizing versions of the story for specific platforms.

· Develop graphic elements and treatments for your videos to engage mobile users.

· Write headlines and text for your videos to maximize engagement.


· Must have at least 4 years of experience producing videos for digital platforms

· Experience editing videos on tight deadlines

· Experience editing in Adobe Premiere, After-Effects and Photoshop

· Exceptional editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories with high potential for digital attention

· Familiarity with social media platforms

· Deep knowledge of current events

· Outstanding communication skills

· Experience with a complex CMS a plus

· Must have a bachelor's degree

· Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadlines, including breaking news

· Must be willing to work all shifts as required by news and events

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