NBC Universal Reporter, E! News & Online in Universal City, California

Job Number 32908BR

Job Title Reporter, E! News & Online

Business Segment Cable Entertainment

Sub-Business E! Entertainment

Posting Category Digital Media

About Us

NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province California

City Universal City

Responsibilities

  • The individual will be expected to drive stories (not just chase them) with an emphasis on breaking news.

  • Ability to develop strong sources or industry connections required, as is a strong sense of hustle, keen eye for observational detail, and ability to think two steps ahead of every story.

  • Should have an extensive knowledge of and love for pop culture, and have experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

  • Ability to develop and maintain sources is imperative.

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Broadcasting, Communications, or related field

  • Experience in a breaking news environment

  • Reporting experienceAdditional Job Requirements:

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: 32908BR

  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

  • Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience or comfortable with interviewing, some event coverage

  • Has an eye for on-brand traffic- and ratings-driving stories

  • In possession of or able to develop strong sources or industry connections

  • Ability to break or report out a story and anticipate the trajectory of a news cycle while getting in front of the next beat

  • Has a competitive drive and desire to own a news cycle

  • Passionate about entertainment and pop culture

  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment and be able to respond to news as it happens

  • Hard-working, dedicated and detail-oriented

  • Team worker who can work well with others and can take direction well