Full Time Job

Reporter, NBC Out

NBC News

New York, NY 06-30-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities
About NBC Out
NBC Out is NBC News Digital's destination for content about and of interest to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community.

Position Overview
The NBC Out reporter will be an integral part of the daily creation and promotion of NBC Out content. Along with reporting day-of news stories and in-depth features, the NBC Out reporter will keep track of trending topics, pitch story ideas and assist in any events or daily planning activities. The NBC Out reporter will report to the NBC Out Editorial Director.

Responsibilities
• Pitch, report and write day-of news articles
• Pitch, report and write feature stories
• Pitch ideas for content across platforms (text, social media, video)
• Web produce articles
• Help run NBC Out's social media accounts
• Assist in any planning, production and promotion for NBC Out content
• Assist with administrative needs (i.e. preparing contracts, creating spreadsheets, etc)

Qualifications/Requirements
• At least 3 years of related professional experience
• Demonstrated knowledge of and passion for LGBTQ issues
• Strong written and communication skills
• Experience writing in AP style
• Excellent knowledge of all major social media platforms
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Desired Characteristics
• Passion for news, politics and pop culture
• Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments while on deadline
• Strong organizational skills and solid work ethic
• Ability to take direction well and provide self-direction
• Excellent interpersonal skills

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6n9zn-34-204-180-223-42 in your application.