Full Time Job

Producer / Editor

NBC News

New York, NY 03-16-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
This position is represented by the NewsGuild-CWA.

The bulk of the job:
• Pitch the most relevant, timely and compelling ideas for pieces and guest ideas
• Shoot, script & edit original videos
• Work closely with correspondents to develop and execute strong visual stories with clear narratives and well-researched journalism
• Edit on AVID and Adobe Premiere, being able to find the best video and sound for assigned stories
• Order graphics through template-based graphics systems
• Find and book new and engaging guests for live and taped segments; conduct pre-interviews
• Comfortable shooting in the field on DSLR cameras, while also able to produce stories from home using remote interviews and video material on hand
• Multi-task and juggle producing multiple stories for regular and breaking-news programming
• Quality check all video content
• Keep Senior Producers and the EP up to date with daily news development of assigned stories

• You have a Bachelor's degree
• You've been working in broadcast, digital or cable for 5+

years with experience in the field
• You are willing to work in New York, New York when the

pandemic is over and travel as needed

You are strong in all the following ways:
• You're a journalist who is not afraid to pick up the phone

and conduct original reporting
• You've got big ideas and the journalistic writing and

research skills to bring them to life
• You are able to successfully complete work under tight

deadlines while working collaboratively
• You've got thorough knowledge of current events, U.S.

politics, and pop culture
• You live for the moments when news is breaking and

time to air is short
• You have a distinct visual style combined with incredible

journalism and story-telling skills