- Segment Producer, News NOW Stay Tuned

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Segment Producer, News NOW Stay Tuned


Segment Producer, News NOW Stay Tuned

• Intermediate Level


NBC News NOW is seeking a Segment Producer to join our Stay Tuned NOW team. This position will work a 1pm – 9pm ET shift.

Category Editor  Live Event / On Location Services  Producers  Researcher  Video Editor  Writers 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Sep 22, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

NBC News NOW is seeking a Segment Producer to join our Stay Tuned NOW team. This position will work a 1pm – 9pm ET shift.

We’re looking for a journalist with experience working in LIVE news programming who can produce stories that are visually compelling/impactful and can work well with a team to make it happen. Successful candidates will thrive in a breaking news, fast-paced and deadline driven environment.

This position is represented by the News Guild – NY CBA.

Responsibilities/Job Duties
  • Research, write and produce strong editorial copy with speed and accuracy in a fast-paced environment
  • Produce live segments, including writing sharp questions and identifying the strongest possible elements
  • Pitch the most relevant, timely and compelling ideas for day-of and future segments
  • Multi-task and juggle producing multiple stories for regular and breaking-news programming
  • Mine and edit the best video and sound for assigned stories
  • Quality check all video content
  • Adhere to NBC editorial standards and practices
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with team members, correspondents and anchors. You have to be able to work well in a team environment.
  • Check and double check your work to ensure accuracy
  • Keep senior producers and the EP up to date with daily news development of assigned stories
Basic Qualifications
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of relevant working experience
  • You’ve been working in broadcast, digital or cable news for 5+ years – preferably working on live daily shows or in and around a control room
  • Demonstrated history of working well on a team and collaborating with others
  • You are willing to work in person at 30 Rock, in New York, New York
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news.
  • Must be willing to work a 1pm – 9pm ET, Monday – Friday shift.
Desired Qualifications
  • You’ve got thorough knowledge of current events
  • Excellent editorial judgment and writing skills
  • You’ve got big ideas and the journalistic writing and research skills to bring them to life
  • You’re familiar with iNEWS, can search and edit footage and cut your own VOs and SOTs
  • When the news cycle calls you answer, even on weekends or late nights or after you’ve already put in a long day
  • You live for the moments when news is breaking and time to air is short
Additional Requirements:
Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

Salary range: $85,000 - $110,000

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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