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Platform Manager


Washington, DC 08-01-2020
  • Paid
  • 0
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

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
• Must be willing to work in Washington D.C.
• Must be 18 years or greater
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be available to work evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays

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
• Bilingual (English/Spanish) both written and verbal