Full Time Job

News Producer


Las Vegas, NV 06-29-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

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

• Responsible for the creation of newscasts and other news programs as needed
• Work directly with Senior Producer, Anchors, MMJ's and production crews
• Execute Live Shots and Satellite Remotes during live newscasts
• Select, assign, write and organize news stories
• Respond to breaking news with urgency and accuracy
• Run the newscast in the control room
• Will maintain an on-going breaking news story on the air
• Coordinate and plan future community and social story development
• Work with Multi-Media Journalists to improve story and presentation
• Editing skills to edit video clips
• Will write news scripts, promotional teasers, headlines and topicals
• Will serve as a back-up producer for other station newscasts or special programs
• Will work closely with Senior Producer and News Director on story/sweeps planning and coordination
• Responsible for being a key communicator in the newsroom- talking with each person who will participate or provide content for that newscast (i.e. News Director, Senior Producer, Anchors, Digital, MMJ's and production crews).
• Understand newscast mission, station priorities and be familiar with all the platforms.
• Knowledgeable on daily news events, awareness of past news events and know what news in the market.
• Understand and follow all Telemundo Las Vegas News and NBC standards and ethics.

• BA or BS in Journalism or related field
• 1 to 4 years producing live television broadcasts
• Excellent news judgment, creative ideas and writing skills a must
• Must be able to speak, read and write fluently in Spanish and must be able to speak, read and understand English
• Must have leadership qualities, be detail oriented, organized, and able to handle intense deadline pressure
• Must be willing to work in Las Vegas area and travel as needed for special assignments
• Must be willing to work long hours, varying shifts (including nights and weekends) and report to work in emergencies depending upon news coverage when necessary
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must have a valid driver's license
• Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume (if applicable)

Desired Characteristics
• Ability to develop a story in an in-depth presentation
• Connect the viewers & newscast with social media, surveys, opinions, calls, etc.
• News judgment with solid ethical decision process
• Excellent Spanish, reading, writing and speaking
• Strong English, reading, writing and speaking
• Highly competitive nature
• Self-starting individual
• Ability to perform under tight time deadlines

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.

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-r738w8-44-213-60-33-42 in your application.