Full Time Job

Consumer Content Producer


San Jose, CA 11-19-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

NBC Bay Area is looking for a Consumer Producer who's creative, collaborative, and results-driven to join our award-winning News department.

• Research, write, produce and edit consumer content for duopoly that includes both NBC and Telemundo station, along with all digital platforms
• Develop a network of sources and experts to generate enterprise consumer stories on a daily basis
• Monitor incoming consumer tips
• Vet, research and resolve viewers' consumer concerns
• Identify trends in consumerism for enterprise news stories
• Assist with development of digital video series, podcast and other OTT projects
• Provide editorial guidance; establish contacts in consumer field, manage tips and public records requests, compose open records requests, and conduct interviews
• Perform investigations which may include undercover work or surveillance as necessary

Basic Qualifications:
* Bachelor's Degree in related field
* Relevant experience in television news production

Eligibility Requirements:
* Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
* Job is based at the television station in San Jose, CA
* Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
* Willingness to work non-traditional business days/hours, travel and work long hours, and on weekends with short notice
* Must have a valid driver's license

Desired Characteristics

Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
Experience in consumer investigative newsgathering and/or production
Experience with news photojournalism and non-linear editing preferred
Field producing experience
Experience partnering with legal and working knowledge of federal, state and local laws impacting operations as they relate to investigations, undercover content and hidden cameras
Ability to write, edit and produce under heavy deadline pressure without compromising accuracy or credibility
CAR (Computer Assisted Reporting) skills
Basic understanding and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws
Strong computer research skills, and working knowledge of analyzing data
Knowledge of undercover investigation techniques
Understanding of Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
Understanding of emerging news production techniques and technology, with a pioneering spirit with desire to learn emerging technologies and invent the future
Good collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels