Full Time Job

Producer - 44


Washington, DC 06-22-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Producers are responsible for working as a team with writers, editors and directors to produce a cohesive show. Responsibilities include:

Job Duties
• Work with newscast directors, creative, promotion and news staff to coordinate production of the newscast
• Conceptualize stories with story producers, reporters, and talent
• Critique production, writing and editing of news stories
• Produce newscasts and other broadcast content in an automated production control environment for all platforms
• Work with the production team to ensure smooth and seamless productions
• Work with News Managers and Producers to ensure the most complete local news coverage
• Work with digital team to incorporate social/mobile/digital content on all platforms
• Produce linear and digital newscasts
• Edit news content using non-linear editing equipment
• Manage the newscast story producers
• Ensure fairness, accuracy and balance in stories

Basic Qualifications
• A minimum of 2 years of experience as broadcast Producer
• Minimum 3 years of experience writing, producing and desktop editing
• At least 1 year prior news editing experience
• Demonstrated knowledge of AP style writing and guidelines
• Bilingual (English/Spanish) both written and verbal
• Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications or equivalent work experience
• Must be willing to work in Washington, DC
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• Be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications
• Excellent news judgment
• Experience as a Producer in a major market for television, web based news service, or mid-sized market EP
• Ability to communicate effectively and work well with people while under pressure
• Knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations
• Ability to work on multiple tasks and stories simultaneously in a fast paced environment
• Ability to react to breaking news, updating the news as stories evolve and write intros and leads to video online content
• Knowledge and understanding of various media platforms, including broadcast, web and mobile
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Positive work ethic and can work under tight deadlines
• High degree of integrity and professionalism
• Team player who can also work independently and is a self-starter
• Solid leadership skills
• Strong organizational skills

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r79x6q-44-200-40-195-42 in your application.