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Digital News Reporter


Los Angeles, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Digital News Reporter

Jobid 23768-368699

Location: Los Angeles, CA, 90006, USA

Description **Job Number** 33705BR

**Job Title** Digital News Reporter

**Business Segment** NBC News and MSNBC

**Sub-Business** News Digital

**Posting Category** Digital Media

**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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** Los Angeles


NBC News Digital seeks an exceptional news reporter to join its team in Los Angeles or San Francisco. The successful candidate will be an ambitious, well-rounded, journalist who can comfortably and efficiently juggle multiple editorial tasks in a breaking-news environment and also expertly handle deeply reported enterprise pieces, features and investigative stories. We are looking for a reporter who is excited to join an iconic news organization and own its space.

The ideal candidate is a self-starter who is hungry to break news, eager to jump on the day’s biggest talkers, able to pitch and report stories that are original, sharp and distinct. The ability to write focused, muscular stories on tight deadline is a must, along with the ability to write long form stories with voice and style. We are looking for a reporter eager to do award-winning work, who is looking to do high quality journalism that resonates beyond the day’s news. An interest in video and alternative storytelling techniques, including data visualization, is a plus. Fluency in SEO, social-media and basic analytics is required.

Job Duties

+ Generate original story ideas and develop fresh angles and bounce pieces for the big stories of the day

+ Take the lead on enterprise reporting, from interviewing sources to reporting in the field

+ Cultivate sources and contacts on stories and areas of expertise

+ Maintain an active presence on social media and regularly share and distribute news and information

+ Share information with broader NBC News network in a timely fashion


Basic Qualifications

+ 5+ years of experience writing for a major news organization

+ Strong ability to write news and feature stories

+ Proven experience gathering and analyzing information about newsworthy events

+ Ability to evaluate news leads and news tips to develop story ideas

+ Fluent in SEO and frequent presence on social mediaAdditional Job Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered

+ Must be willing to work in Los Angeles or San Francisco

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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