Weekend Breaking News Reporter, Digital
New York, NY
NBC News Now is expanding big time and fast. We need a creative, passionate team of journalists to make the magic happen on the Hallie Jackson show.
Get in touch if you're a fast, nimble Line Producer who thrives in the control room, knows how to build a great rundown and loves collaborating on a team.
The bulk of the job:
• Work with senior producers and EP to build daily rundowns and oversee changes when breaking news hits
• Work with show directors to block and time programming
• Approve and copy edit scripts, as needed
• Pitch ideas
• Work with producers to come up with the strongest elements for each segment
• Craft headlines and teases that are engaging no matter the time constraint – for both breaking news and scheduled programming as well as the scroll graphics for each story in the rundown
• Write fresh copy as needed
• Communicate time and roll cues with guests and correspondents
• You've been working in broadcast, live streaming or
cable for 5+ years
• You've worked on live daily shows for 3+ years
• You have at least 1+ years' experience as a line producer
• Demonstrated and proven excellent editorial judgement
and understanding of journalistic standards
• You have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of
relevant working experience
• You are willing to work in New York, New York
- Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19
vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated,
submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days
following commencement of employment.
- Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the
commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced
protocols if Company determines your job position
requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
- Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19
workplace safety policies and protocols.
• You're a journalist first with excellent control room skills
• You have an eye for accuracy and creativity when it comes
to video and graphics
• When major breaking news happens, you're ready and
willing to jump in -- even on weekends or late nights
• You are able to work calmly under intense deadlines
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb5qpy-34-231-147-28-42 in your application.