Full Time Job

Segment Producer, Stay Tuned Now


New York, NY 02-06-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

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Job Description

NBC News NOW is seeking a Segment Producer to join our Stay Tuned NOW team. This position will work a 1pm – 9pm ET shift.

We are expanding and growing NBC News Now big time and fast.
Our Stay Tuned Now with Gadi Schwartz team is looking for a segment producer who is on top of must see stories for our primetime program. We're looking for a journalist with experience working in LIVE news programming who can produce stories that are visually compelling/impactful and can work well with a team to make it happen. Successful candidates will thrive in a breaking news, fast-paced and deadline driven environment.

Get in touch if you're a great producer who writes compelling copy, has a strong visual sensibility and loves collaborating on a team.

But hurry. We've got a lot to do.

This position is represented by the News Guild – NY CWA.

Responsibilities/Job Duties
• Research, write and produce strong editorial copy with speed and accuracy in a fast-paced environment
• Effectively communicate and collaborate with team members, correspondents and anchors. You have to be able to work well in a team environment.
• Produce live segments, including writing sharp questions and identifying the strongest possible elements
• Be proficient in editing video and sots. Being able to work in either avid or premier, and be willing to train to get to speed on both.
• Have capability to produce and edit packages, and also work with editor to do so.
• Pitch the most relevant, timely and compelling ideas for day-of and future segments
• Multi-task and juggle producing multiple stories for regular and breaking-news programming
• Quality check all video content. Check and double check your work to ensure accuracy
• Keep senior producers and the EP up to date with daily news development of assigned stories

• You've been working in broadcast, streaming or cable news for 5+ years – preferably working on live daily shows or in and around a control room
• You have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of relevant work experience
• Excellent writing skills
• Excellent editing skills
• You are willing to work in New York, New York
• Must be willing to work a 1pm – 9pm ET, Monday – Friday shift.

Desired Qualifications:
• You've got thorough knowledge of current events
• Excellent editorial judgment
• You've got big ideas and the journalistic writing and research skills to bring them to life
• You're familiar with iNEWS
• You live for the moments when news is breaking and time to air is short

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: $85,000 - $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 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 as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r15mvm-100-26-196-222-42 in your application.

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