Full Time Job

Platform Manager


Washington, DC 05-02-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
NBC4 in Washington, DC is looking for a Platform Manager (Newscast Producer) for the morning newscast. Responsibilities include:

Job Duties
• Responsible for the overall editorial content on one or more platforms produced by WRC
• Serve as the primary line producer of assigned daily newscast
• Work with Content Producers to select the most compelling and relevant stories
• Work with the production team to ensure smooth and seamless productions
• Work with Daypart Managers and other Platform Managers to ensure the most complete local news coverage
• Work with digital team to incorporate social/mobile/digital content into newscast
• Play an active role in the editorial process and be advocates for nbcwashington.com
• Responsible for writing, producing, desktop editing and gathering content for all platforms
• Responsible for effectively managing a pool of content producers, coaching and mentoring as needed
• Ensure fairness, accuracy and balance in stories

Basic Qualifications
• Minimum 3 years of experience producing a daily newscast
• Minimum 3 years of experience writing, producing and desktop editing
• Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Communications or equivalent work experience

Eligibility Requirements
• Must be willing to work in Washington DC
• Must be 18 years or greater
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be available to work overnights, mornings and holidays
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or must undergo regular COVID-19 testing if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications
• Strong journalistic skills, experience in newsgathering and/or production
• Strong writing and editing skills
• Knowledge and understanding of various media platforms, including broadcast, web and mobile
• Experience as a producer in a major market for television, web based news service, or mid-sized market EP
• Experience utilizing social media as a news gathering/reporting tool
• Solid leadership skills
• Ability to perform well under pressure and meet deadlines
• Spanish language skills a plus

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-ropy22-35-172-111-71-42 in your application.