- Producer/Newswriter

Job Details




• Intermediate Level
Skills: Writers


Nightside crash producer with strong writing skills; based at NBC NEWS' LA BUREAU

Category Producers  Writers 
Location Location Not Provided
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date N/A
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

While this is a NABET position, NABET membership is not required to apply

Essential Responsibilities:     
• Strong writer & storyteller, who can work fast on overnight breaking news crashes as well as feature stories
• Team player & self-starter, who can multi-task in a fast-paced environment & effectively prioritize assignments
• Close collaboration with LA Bureau managers, correspondents, senior producers, producers, assignment desk, social news gathering, editors
• Pitch story ideas and content 
• Full scope and understanding of news production, including field & edit with impeccable news judgment & integrity
• Working knowledge of technical aspects of broadcast & digital production

Basic Qualifications:
• 5 years editorial production experience at a national news organization
• Social media savvy & proficient in finding & tracking user generated content
• Bachelor’s degree

Eligibility Requirements:
• Must submit reel/portfolio of broadcast & digital work
• Must be willing & able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
• Must be willing to travel & work overtime
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
• Must be 18 years or older

Desired Characteristics:
• Bilingual with Spanish fluency strongly preferred
• Strong work ethic
• Knowledge of non-linear editing systems including Avid & live programming
• Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news and current events
• Strong interpersonal & communication skills
• Solid working knowledge of newsroom systems & satellite operations is critical
• Calm demeanor with problem solving skills
• Inclusive
• Decisive

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day, Evening
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