Full Time Job

Newscast Producer


New York, NY 02-17-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
NBC 4 New York is looking for a dynamic, motivated, technically-savvy news producer to join our team at Rockefeller Center. Candidates should have experience working in demanding, high-pressure situations. They must have strong news judgment and have no issues multitasking. Candidates should strive to win the big breaking news and weather stories. They must also be innovative and take on tasks that integrate mobile and digital newsgathering into their daily routines. A positive attitude in a team environment is required. Familiarity with the New York market is preferred.


Candidates are responsible for the overall editorial content on one or more platforms produced by WNBC and will be charged with the following tasks:
• Line produce a newscast and content for other platforms with fast pacing and clear, concise writing
• Manage a team of Content Producers to produce the most compelling and relevant stories, coaching and mentoring them as needed
• Build and request graphics to showcase stories in the newscast
• Pitch compelling enterprise story ideas and be an active participant in editorial meetings
• Write, produce, desktop edit and gather content for all WNBC platforms
• Work with the control room production team to ensure clean, seamless newscasts
• Collaborate with Daypart Managers and other Platform Managers to deliver complete local news coverage that is both fair and accurate
• Interact with the editors of nbcnewyork.com
• Use social tools to stay on top of what people are talking about in the Tri-State

• Strong journalistic skills and minimum 4 years' experience as a television news producer in a major news market
• Minimum 4 years' experience in newsgathering and/or production; including newsroom writing, producing and desktop editing
• Knowledge of various media platforms, including broadcast, web and mobile
• Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Communications or equivalent work experience

Eligibility Requirements
• Must be available to work evenings, overnights, weekends, holidays or whenever assigned
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be willing to work in New York City area
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must have the ability to work any of a 24 x 7 shift
• Must accept Solutions as NBCUniversal's Alternative Dispute Resolution program

Desired Characteristics
• Exceptional communication skills
• Creative & can showcase content in new & inventive ways
• Strong sense or urgency for breaking news
• Must have the desire to work in a creative, demanding, competitive environment
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Excellent news instincts with the ability to react decisively to breaking news, combined with the ability to write succinctly
• Ability to work on multiple tasks and stories simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to work on multiple tasks and stories simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
• Team player mentality
• Positive work ethic with high degree of integrity and professionalism
• Familiarity with the New York market is a plus