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Assignment Editor, Miami Bureau

NBC


Location:
Miami, FL
Date:
08/18/2017
2017-08-182017-09-16
Job Code:
35545BR
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Job Details

Company NBC Universal

Job Title Assignment Editor, Miami Bureau

Jobid 23768-378664

Location: Miami, FL, 33126, USA

Description **Job Number** 35545BR

**Job Title** Assignment Editor, Miami Bureau

**Business Segment** NBC News and MSNBC

**Sub-Business** NBC News

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Florida

**City** Miami

**Responsibilities**

NBC News is looking for a highly motivated person with at least three years of news desk experience. A candidate should have a sharp editorial sense and ability to identify and react to breaking news as well as developing stories. You need to have great communication skills, be a team player as well as a team leader. You must be willing to work long hours during a developing news story. You will assist in various areas of our newsroom that supports newsgathering throughout the southern US, Latin America and the Caribbean for our broadcast, cable and digital platforms and brands.



Job Duties

· Spearhead coverage of a breaking/developing news story both editorially and logistically

· Effectively research, coordinate & implement coverage of breaking news & on-going stories

· Closely work with correspondents and producers in gathering story elements for use on all platforms

· Identify principal elements of a story, which includes characters, witnesses, documents, UGC and publically accessible materials

· Build and maintain a network with our affiliates & News Channel counterparts

· Consistently monitor social media sites & digital news outlets

· Represent the region on daily network-wide conference calls

· Find and pitch story ideas

· Organize & maintain our digital folders such as our desk log, story digest, travel and story contacts

· Help put together a story coverage plan & layout with oversight from management

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Basic Qualifications

· Must have a Bachelor’s degree

· 3+ years news desk experience preferred

· Research experience using digital platforms

· Working knowledge of common broadcast news transmission tools and satellite trucks

· Must be willing and able to work flexible hours and under tight deadline pressure with the understanding that the work schedule and location can change with little advance warning

· Knowledge of research tools that include Accurint, Nexis, and Pacer



Additional Job Requirements



+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

+ Must be willing to work in Miami, Florida

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

· Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred

· Strong research skills and editorial judgment

· Strong interpersonal skills

· Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments

· Willingness to learn digital journalist skills



We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.



The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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