Full Time Job

Assignment Editor - NBC 10 / T62

NBCUniversal

Philadelphia, PA 11-03-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities
• Spearhead coverage of a breaking/developing news story both editorially and logistically
• Effectively research, coordinate & implement coverage of breaking news & on-going stories
• Ability to jump in & quickly assess what is needed on coverage of a breaking story
• Ability to find & book characters who help define a story
• Collaborate with NBC News digital and broadcast platforms on newsgathering, social media initiatives and content distribution
• Use data to inform and evolve newsgathering, storytelling and social media strategies while deepening engagement with our audience
• Initiate & maintain communication with affiliates & News Channel counterparts
• Consistently monitor, furnish, discover and break news through social media platforms and tools
• Update social media feeds
• Establish & maintain working story & contact files
• Monitor competitive broadcasts, cable and digital platforms
• Ability to put together a story coverage plan & layout with oversight from management
• Create original content in a written format

Qualifications/Requirements
- Must be bilingual Spanish and English
- Minimum 2 years editorial production experience at a network, cable or digital outlet
- Must have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
- Working knowledge of microwave & satellite trucks, live-u, b-gan, mcds
- Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
- Must be willing to work in Philadelphia, PA

Desired Characteristics
- Solid working knowledge of TV production, affiliates & satellite operations
- Proficient on all social media outlets
- Ability to clearly communicate ideas and status updates to both technical and non-technical resources
- Able to work independently and as a member of a team
- Capable of managing multiple deliverables and completing assigned tasks quickly
- Passion for news and an interest in multiple platforms (broadcast, cable, web, mobile)
- Innovative and flexible thinker, comfortable suggesting solutions
- Committed to quality in every assignment, large or small - Strong research skills and editorial judgment
- Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
- Strong interpersonal skills and news judgement

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d29pqm-3-92-28-52-42 in your application.