NBC Universal Vice President of News, Boston in Newton, Massachusetts

Job Number 40368BR

Job Title Vice President of News, Boston

Business Segment Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

Sub-Business NBCOTS - NECN

Posting Category TV Content & Production

About Us At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

Country United States

State Massachusetts

City Newton

Responsibilities

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Minimum 5 years’ management experience in television news Eligibility Requirements

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

  • Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends, holidays and overnights.

  • Must be willing to work at the station in Newton, MA.

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

  • Must be 18 years or older.

  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics

  • 10 years leadership experience in a Broadcast or Cable station operation.

  • Knowledge of budgets, staffing/scheduling, broadcast legal knowledge and journalistic, program and production skills are essential

  • Strong platform skills with the ability to present in front of large audiences

  • Experience coaching, training and performance counseling skills

  • Proficient in delegating, assigning, setting objectives, providing positive feedback and taking corrective action, if necessary

  • Ability to stay organized while managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced demanding environment.

  • Has the ability to seek simple solutions to complex problems.

  • Must have deep understanding of local news strategy and promotion.

Notices

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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.