Full Time Job

Producer, Medical Unit

NBC News

New York, NY 06-03-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities
The Producer will work with the Health and Medical Unit and have a variety of editorial and logistical responsibilities.

Responsibilities:
• Conceive, research and pitch day-of-air segments, original feature stories and long-form enterprise series for NBC News's broadcast and digital platforms
• Independently shoot, write and produce live and tape health and medical segments
• Regular contribution of medical and health related digital reports and content
• Collaborate with broadcast and digital reporters, producers and correspondents on editorial and logistics for health and medical segments
• Deliver quick and accurate analysis of complicated medical studies with big-picture understanding for a national audience
• Monitor daily breaking stories and medical studies to determine broadcast worthiness
• Maintain valuable relationships with top hospitals and government health agencies

Qualifications/Requirements
• Bachelor's degree in journalism or relevant course of

study or equivalent experience
• At least 5 years of relevant television or digital

production experience
• Must have experience in producing stories, including

researching, writing, and shooting
• Possess a strong understanding of the medical industry

and current trends
• Ability to review and comprehend medical journal data
• Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under

tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
• Must be willing to travel as needed

Additional Job Requirements:
(note job #: )
• Must be willing to work in NYC
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the

United States

Desired Characteristics
• A proven track record in medical/health news
• Possess ability to develop story ideas, research, and

plan segments
• Exceptional editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories

with high potential for compelling content
• Editorial knowledge of health/medical stories
• Strong writing skills
• Excellent time management skills

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gx3mpj-3-236-50-173-42 in your application.

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