Full Time Job

Senior Producer, News Now Daily

NBC News

New York, NY 08-29-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description


We are expanding and growing NBC News Now big time and fast. Come join us for the launch of NBC News Daily- which will air across streaming platforms and NBC affiliates live in the afternoon.

Get in touch if you're a great leader in and out of the control room.

The bulk of the job:
• You're on top of the news. All the time.
• Work with the EP to put together rundowns that cover the big stories of the day
• Identify the right angles for reporter hits and guest segments
• Help ensure all script and video elements adhere to the highest editorial standards and are accurate
• Be in the control room during the show
• Pitch BIG ideas to up the game in production and quality of the program.
• Enhance the scripts of your producers using your high-quality writing experience, this includes the show open, anchor intros, segments and teases.
• You'll have a team of producers, APs, and PAs all looking to you for guidance. Mentoring is critical.
• Collaborate closely with reporters, anchors and partners across the ntwork
• Fill in for the Executive Producer as needed


Basic Qualifications:
• Excellent editorial judgment
• Demonstrated history producing high quality news programs
• Excellent control room skills; calm under pressure, clear communicator
• Ability to work fast and effectively, especially when news is breaking and time to air is getting short
• Demonstrated track record as a great collaborator who not only works well on a team but can help lead it
• 6+ years of your working life has been spent doing a job that resembles this one – with ideally 2+ of those years as a prior manager, being in and around a control room.
• When the news cycle calls you answer, when breaking news happen you are there
• You can fill in as EP when necessary
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY at 30 Rock Monday-Friday

Additional Information

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