Full Time Job

Producer, The Rundown


Universal City, CA 06-29-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

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Job Description

NBCUniversal's E! News Digital is seeking a Los Angeles-based Producer for our digital series, ''The Rundown.'' This role works closely with the showrunner to execute all aspects of the show.

• Lead production team under showrunner to produce content for ''E! News: The Rundown,'' E! News's longest running digital franchise
• Pitch unique and engaging episode concepts daily that reflect the tone of the show while exhibiting a strong POV
• Take story pitches through every phase of production (i.e. research, script writing, asset placement, overseeing edit)
• Exercise strong editorial judgement and maintain brand tone in scripts and finished videos
• Manage daily duties of Associate Producers and Production Assistants in pulling supporting b-roll, SOTs, and still images for stories
• Work closely with video editors and graphic artists to ensure finished product reflects script and is legally and creatively approved
• Produce guest interviews from conception to fruition: including research, writing questions, ideating game concepts, and working with video editors to cut down footage into a succinct package
• Work closely with talent to coordinate schedule and shoot needs
• Partner closely with Director of Photography in pre-production and production of shoots, ideating shot lists, location-scouting as necessary and properly coordinating footage delivery between teams
• Liaise with photo team, booking team, legal team, art department and production management when called for
• Direct stand ups with talent on set and on field shoots (red carpets, junkets, festivals, award shows)
• Collaborate with sales team to lead execution of branded content, developing creative concepts that are executable in nature and budget
• Take an analytical approach to show performance especially in the formation of engaging headlines and other display copy following editorial best practices
• Work with other digital editorial teams to best optimize shared content for various platforms
• Other duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
• Minimum 5-year production experience on any platform (TV, Digital, Social)
• Strong pitching/writing skills and video content production background
• Expansive pop culture and entertainment knowledge
• Organized, detail-oriented and ability to work in collaborative environment
• Willingness to maintain a flexible schedule and willingness to work overtime and on weekends with short notice when necessary

Desired Characteristics:
• Thorough understanding of the digital content space and the challenging dynamics behind it
• Deep technical understanding of video production
• Solution-oriented and have a proven ability to innovate
• Maintains professional set etiquette even in high-stress situations
• Writing background, a plus
• Possess working knowledge of basic video editing functions and production tools
• Ability to work in a highly creative ad deadline driven environment

Additional Requirements:

Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

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: $90,000-$110,000

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,
or arrest or conviction records, in a manner consistent with relevant legal

requirements, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring
Ordinance, the Los Angeles County Fair Chance Ordinance for Employers, and the California Fair Chance Act, 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 as a result of your disability. You can

request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re6b20-34-204-198-73-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $90,000 to $110,000 Per Year ($ USD)