Full Time Job

Producer, Climate Unit

NBC News

New York, NY 05-03-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities
NBCUniversal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Job Summary:
We are seeking an experienced climate and environmental producer/shooter to join the NBC News Climate Unit. The ideal candidate is a natural storyteller; a news junkie who considers all angles of a story and can generate breakthrough ideas for field and in-studio segments. This is a hands-on job from conception through delivery, so we're looking for a team player who collaborates well with talent, writers, and editors. You will also be expected to accept assignments, from breaking news to feature stories, and act on them quickly.

Responsibilities:
• Produce original climate and environmental stories for daily broadcast
• Pitch and develop enterprise story ideas
• Produce, shoot, and write original stories
• Find and book engaging characters for features
• Multi-task multiple stories while meeting tight deadlines
• Manage productions and locations
• Work with senior producer to ensure timely and accurate reporting
• Work with editors to meet NBC News standards
• Collaborate and engage across all NBC News platforms, including NBC News digital and television brands

Qualifications/Requirements
• At least 8 years experience as a network television producer
• Proven skill set in both the field and the edit room, with strong attention to detail and ability to deliver high production value on deadline
• Must be aware of journalism standards and adhere to the highest journalistic practices
• Must be able to work under pressure, turn stories, and thrive in a deadline-driven environment
• Must be willing to work overtime, nights, holidays, and weekends, often with short notice
• Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Desired Characteristics
• Strong emphasis on climate and environmental issues
• Thorough understanding of weather, climate, and the environment
• Knowledge of US and global climate policies
• Ability to travel as needed, often with limited notice
• Experience working in a multi-platform environment, providing content tailored to broadcast, cable, and digital properties across the various news brands and portfolios
• Language skills

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3v8pq-18-206-238-77-42 in your application.

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