Full Time Job

Producer, Business & Economy

NBC News

New York, NY 05-01-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

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Job Description

NBC News is looking for a producer to join its Business & Economy Unit. This person will report to the Managing Editor of the unit and work with the full team of correspondents, reporters, producers and editors on a broad range of topics - including the economy, business trends, consumer spending, media, technology, artificial intelligence, entertainment and sports business. The producer will have a high metabolism for daily news while also constantly thinking about the bigger picture. They will be adept at producing for a range of shows, content types and platforms. This includes field producing, package producing, live TV production, etc. This producer will be at ease managing all phases of reporting from ideation to execution, including in-depth reporting, interview selection and preparation, scripting and editing. This producer will also be a strong reporter and writer who can produce original and enterprising work and write for TV and digital when required.

• Conceive, research and pitch day-of-air segments, original reporting and long-form enterprise series for NBC News' broadcast and digital platforms
• Independently shoot, write and produce live and taped stories and segments
• Regularly pitch, report and write for digital
• Collaborate with teams across platforms on distinct, original editorial pursuits
• Maintain timely understanding of current events and ongoing coverage in business, technology, and entertainment
• Monitor and flag key daily business, economy and entertainment stories
• Build and maintain sourcing within the business, technology and entertainment community
• This position has been designated as hybrid, based in 30 Rock, with a minimum of 3 days per week in office

• Bachelor's degree in journalism or relevant course of study, or equivalent years of relevant work experience
• At least five years experience as full-time producer specializing in business, economy, technology and/or media & entertainment news
• Must have experience in producing stories, including researching, writing and shooting
• Possess a strong understanding in one or more of the unit's coverage areas
• Ability to review and comprehend inflation, jobs, interest rates and other economic data – and to translate it for a broad audience
• Must be able to multitask potentially multiple stories across a broad range of topics
• Must be willing to travel as needed
• Able and willing to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
• Must be willing to work in NYC
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Desired Qualifications:
• A proven track record in one or more of the unit's coverage areas. Sourcing is preferred but not mandatory.
• Understanding of the business, economy and entertainment world landscape and ability to represent NBC News in a professional manner
• A collegial, flexible and collaborative approach to the job
• Ability to develop multiple story ideas simultaneously, research and plan segments
• Exceptional news judgment and editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories with high potential for compelling content
• Strong writing skills
• Editorial knowledge of business/technology/entertainment stories
• Strong time management skills
• Preferred but not required proficiency with Slack and iNews

Additional Requirements:
• Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $85,000 - $150,000

Additional Information

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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g472pv-3-230-173-188-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $85,000 to $150,000 Per Year ($ USD)