Full Time Job

Manager, News Standards

NBC News

New York, NY 10-15-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

NBC News & MSNBC seek a Manager on their Standards & Practices team. The Manager will provide support and guidance to all platforms of NBC News & MSNBC with a particular focus on emerging digital platforms.

Job Duties:
• Maintain the reputation, journalistic integrity and editorial independence of the news organization.
• Work with the senior level editorial team on reviewing reports for accuracy, fairness and adequate sourcing.
• Primary relationships will include digital and OTT channels.
• Help establish overall news division wide standards policies and guidelines.
• Provide advice to NBC News and MSNBC journalists (both on air and off) on news standards.
• Ensure that new and current employees are continually educated on NBC News & MSNBC's Standards & Practices policies – across all platforms.

Essential Qualifications:
• Must have a Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, English, History or a related field of study.
• 6+ years working experience within the news industry.
• Prior experience in long-form TV journalism, day of air news, information cable production, and/or emerging digital platforms.
• Must have ability to communicate and collaborate well with colleagues.
• Familiarity with (or knowledge of) digital journalism and social media standards and practices.
• Ability to communicate effectively and successfully with all levels of talent and management.
• Ability to handle confidential material with utmost  discretion.
• Should be open and able to adapt to new approaches to content and storytelling.
• Must have solid news and editorial judgment.

Additional Job Requirements:
• Must be willing to work in New York, N.Y.
• Must be able to work weekends and evenings.
• Must be an excellent team player.

Desired Characteristics
• Must have the ability to organize and schedule work

effectively while meeting deadlines.
• Proven ability to remain calm in high pressure

• Must have ability to multi-task.
• Prior experience in network television management.
• Self-starter; able to work independently and proactively.
• Strong writing and editorial skills
• Must be open to learning and using new technology.

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