Full Time Job

Coordinating Producer

NBC News

New York, NY 8 days ago
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Responsibilities NBC News is searching for a Coordinating Producer to join the TODAY show.

⁃ As a Coordinating Producer for the TODAY show, you will be responsible for pitching, developing, overseeing and turning news of day pieces for next day air
⁃ Produce original news content, primarily for broadcast, including research, conducting interviews, writing and editing scripts, field producing and shooting, and overseeing editing
⁃ Coordinating Producer is expected to both pitch story ideas that show unique understanding of TODAY audience and work on assigned stories developed by the editorial team
⁃ Work with Standards & Legal Team to ensure Editorial Standards of all segments
⁃ This is a Sunday - Thursday schedule.


Basic Qualifications:
⁃ Bachelor's Degree required
⁃ Experience in editorial and show production at the network level, preferably with morning television
⁃ Body of work which shows topflight production, creativity and ability to handle editorially sensitive topics.
⁃ Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news and current events
⁃ Must have strong writing skills, research skills and editorial judgment
⁃ Must be willing to work in NYC
⁃ Must be willing to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
⁃ Knowledge of NBC News Policies and Guidelines and Practices

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:
⁃ Excellent interpersonal skills and storytelling ability
⁃ Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments
⁃ Familiarity with social media and emerging digital platforms
⁃ Team player with a desire to mentor journalists
⁃ Possess ability to develop story ideas, research and plan segments
⁃ Exceptional editorial skills; ability to recognize stories with high potential for provocative, compelling television