Full Time Job

News Producer, T40


Mcallen, TX 03-29-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 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

Newscast Producers work closely with assignment editors, reporters, and anchors to produce, write, edit, and gather content on all KTLM platforms. Producers will be responsible for the overall newscast and coverage of assigned stories on all platforms throughout the day, including but not limited to Streaming platforms, web, and broadcast.
• Must be knowledgeable on daily news events, aware of past events, and understand news in the South Texas market.
• The ideal Newscast Producer candidate is expected to be a key communicator in the newsroom, talking with each person who will participate or provide content for that newscast.
• Collaborate with managers, digital team, and assignment desk to deliver complete local news coverage that is fair and accurate.
• Be a key contributor for story ideas, participate in daily coverage decisions and be a leader during editorial meetings.
• Must be able to line-produce newscasts.
• Quickly adjust to late changes and be aggressive in breaking news coverage.
• Must understand the station's mission and priorities.
• Stay on top of the latest graphic tools to visually enhance and showcase stories.
• Write news scripts and edit video clips.
• Must be able to produce under heavy deadline pressure without compromising credibility.

• Minimum 2 years' experience in newsgathering and/or production.
• Minimum 2 years' experience writing, producing and desktop editing systems.
• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Experience line-producing newscasts
• Experience editing content on a desktop editing system.
• Ability to make priority decisions under a deadline.
• Strong ability to deliver news as it develops on all current and future platforms.
• Team player mentality
• Bilingual, English, and Spanish
• Required On-Site: This position is required to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite.

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-g6y22q-3-234-244-181-42 in your application.