NBC Universal Editor/Producer in Universal City, California

Job Number 35200BR

Job Title Editor/Producer

Business Segment Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

Sub-Business NBCUOTS - Digital

Posting Category Digital Media

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province California

City Universal City


NBC Owned Television Stations is looking for a digital video editor/producer 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 editor/producer will be part of a digital video innovation team working with NBC’s 12 owned stations.

This team will partner with veteran broadcast reporters and producers to create digital versions of their broadcast content, focusing on exclusive investigative and consumer content, working with local teams on projects from a story’s inception to its conclusion. In addition to creating videos for mobile platforms, the team will explore new video formats and storytelling devices, such as 360-degree video.

The right candidate should love local news, enjoy finding innovative ways to tell stories, be a digital video consumer, have excellent people skills and team orientation, be willing to try new things and be comfortable working on an in-depth investigation of nuclear waste or the quirky viral talker story of the day.

· Leverage resources available from our stations or other sources to research, pitch, write and edit video segments designed for mobile/social platforms, optimizing versions of the story for specific platforms.

· Write, pitch, produce, shoot and edit original videos for digital platforms

· Gather, sort and find stories in data and present data visually in videos

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

· Assist local stations with video concepts for their local audiences

· Develop best practices and expertise around creating, publishing and distributing videos specific to various digital platforms, and train digital and broadcast producers in those best practices at NBC’s owned stations.

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

· Serve as a resource for local digital editorial and broadcast teams at NBC’s owned television stations

· Work closely with national editorial team and local editorial teams to plan, execute video content

· Fill in on the national digital team’s multimedia team as needed.


· 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

· Ability to shoot with DSLR and use lightning, audio equipment

· 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

· Self-starter

· 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.

· Must be willing to work in Los Angeles

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

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