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Full Time Job

Field Producer

NBCUniversal

Universal City, CA 04-30-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

Do you love pop culture and entertainment news? What about trends, viral videos, and social media? Access Hollywood is looking for a Field Producer to deliver and execute creative content around a variety of topics including entertainment news, human interest, and celebrity features. Reporting to the Executive Producer and Supervising Producers, as well as working closely with our Production teams, this role will be responsible for the execution of daily editorial content covering an array of topics in a variety of forms, from breaking news to red carpets to oversight and execution of package pieces.

This position will crash day of air pieces and breaking news, so writing, edit, and strong storytelling skills are a must. This position will produce in the field and at offsite interviews when needed, source and advance news stories, and work well within a team environment. Must be comfortable developing ideas that work across all media including on air, digital, and social media.

Essential Responsibilities
• Oversee creative segments under the direction of the EP, Co-EP, and Supervising Producers as well as work closely with Production team members to ensure budget expectations are met, staffing needs are communicated, and post/deliverables are executed on time.
• Be a one-person band when necessary, crashing day of air pieces for broadcast with quick turnarounds.
• Contribute towards building the brand identity by being able to take information and create engaging and interactive formats in which the viewer can participate.
• Write scripts and execute story telling visually through the selection of appropriate still and video images within budget and time parameters and while maintaining factual accuracy.
• Attend junkets, premieres and other outside events, including award shows, to execute news coverage.
• Must demonstrate pop culture passion, entertainment news authority and active participation and awareness of the importance of social media to the entertainment news genre.
• Work directly with talent, ensuring proper communication on site in regard to segment expectations and goals through research and consistent updates
• Oversee content from conceptualization through the various stages of execution, including: Research/ Writing/ Producing/ Post and Voiceover direction.
• Identify and pitch story opportunities, finding the unique story angle while maintaining factual accuracy.
• Basic knowledge of editing desired, but willingness to learn is sufficient, with expectation that material can be delivered from producer directly to studio when necessary.
• Book guests and human-interest stories as necessary and in conjunction with talent bookers.
• Diligent about production paperwork including shoot reports and music reporting, legal guidelines, journalistic standards, and adhering to the on-air working practices.
• Flexibility in role within the team and within the company, including working across multiple formats and departments as needed.
• Strong communicator who can work closely with team members and talent, take and deliver feedback constructively, and contribute to an environment of communication and accountability.
• Offer a range of creative paths, where appropriate, as part of the creative development process.
• Creatively ambitious, willing to take risks and have fun.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Basic Requirements:
• 5+ years experience in a similar role within a television broadcast, news station, or network.
• Experience with iNews preferred.
• Must have ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings.
• Interested candidates must submit a resume for this job online to be considered.
• Must be willing to work, in person, in Universal City, CA.
• Must have work authorization to work in the United States.
• Must be 18 years or older.
• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.

Desired Characteristics:
• A passion for television in general and entertainment news in particular. Awareness of trends, viral videos, and breaking news across all social media platforms.
• Strong knowledge and understanding of production.
• Self-motivated with ability to prioritize and multitask a wide range of responsibilities.
• Creative thinker with the skills and imagination to produce content that engages viewers including games, transformations, and stories about real people.
• A clear understanding of current trends in the industry, social media, OTT, etc.
• Ability to write strong and distinctive copy.
• The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines within a prescribed budget.
• Good interpersonal skills, both in contributing to the creative team as well as in representing the department throughout the company.
• Demonstrated ability to think clearly and quickly under pressure.

Required On-Site: This position is required to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite.

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access nbcunicareers.com as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website.

Salary range: $85,000-$110,000

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9y527-3-230-173-188-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $85,000 to $110,000 Per Year ($ USD)