Full Time Job

Executive Editor, Business, Technology & Media Unit

NBC News

New York, NY 05-03-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
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.

Role Summary/Purpose:
As Executive Editor for the Business, Technology and Media unit, you will lead a team creating original and exclusive reporting for television and digital. This position requires an experienced producer or editor who has a passion and in-depth understanding of technology, consumer and business news.

Job Duties:
• Supervise and oversee editorial vision each day for both broadcast and digital
• Develop and pitch ideas with correspondents and reporters and liaise with shows and digital teams
• Work on new partnership opportunities within the organization for bigger reporting projects
• Develop and oversee long-term editorial ideas for television and digital
• Monitor daily breaking stories to determine broadcast worthiness, work with news desk and social news gathering to support coverage
• Liaison with ad sales team, as needed to create exclusive content
• Develop and implement social media strategy

Basic Qualifications/Additional Job Requirements
• Must have at least 10 years' editorial experience on a national level
• Must have excellent journalism, writing and research skills with demonstrated strong editorial judgment
• Must have experience in producing stories
• Demonstrate strong knowledge and interest in news and current events
• Must demonstrate impeccable storytelling and production skills
• Must have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY
• Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
• Must be willing to travel, as needed

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications:
• Editorial knowledge of business/technology stories
• Exceptional editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories with high potential for compelling content
• Possess ability to develop story ideas, research, and plan segments
• Ability and proven track record creating multi-platform content
• Exceptional people management skills
• Team player with a desire to mentor journalists
• Strong writing skills
• Strong time management skills

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gp1084-3-238-130-97-42 in your application.

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