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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Digital Producer - TODAY Digital

Jobid 23768-376830

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 35218BR

**Job Title** Digital Producer - TODAY Digital

**Business Segment** NBC News and MSNBC

**Sub-Business** NBC News

**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** New York

**City** New York


TODAY Digital, the multi-platform arm of America’s favorite morning show, is looking for an editor with a keen news sense and judgment. S/he has captained daily news coverage as well as big special projects, series, and social-first video. This editor will have a natural instinct for what makes a TODAY story, from article to social post to video, and will be comfortable both writing posts as well as working with freelance writers. S/he will work closely with digital and broadcast producers to create accompanying web content for show segments. Calm and creative thinkers only apply. Candidates _must_ _display superior organizational skills. This is a unique opportunity to be the digital component of a complex news organization. Applicants should display a mentoring spirit. The candidate will work with editors on different teams – all working on different tasks and moving at different speeds. If you run towards problems, and disarm them with little to no issues, then this is the job for you._

_Job Duties_

+ _Have an appreciation for TODAY’s broad range of topics and personalities_

+ _Contribute content, including assigning, editing and writing daily stories and multimedia features_

+ _Monitor news & audience appetite and respond with a take or angle relevant to our brand, from wrangling original essays to spotting breakouts worthy of standalone headlines_

+ _Work closely with broadcast bookers, producers and correspondents to tell stories across the brand’s platforms_

+ _Manage a roster of freelance writers and recruit new writers_

+ _Familiarity with data analytics tools and ability to incorporate data into decision making_


Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree

+ 4+ years of journalism, with a heavy focus on news content

+ 2+ years of experience working in an exclusively digital journalism shop

+ An understanding of how stories are shared and consumed differently across digital, social and mobile platforms

+ The ability to use analytics to help guide story selection

+ Proven experience overseeing successful original video series

+ A mentoring spirit and experience managing writers and editorsStrong and fast writing and editing; clever and SEO-friendly headlining; light multimedia skills (resizing images, creating social videos)

+ A gut instinct for a good story and quick decisiveness on angles and assignmentsAdditional Job Requirements

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

+ Must be willing to work in New York

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

+ Experience in creating editorial calendars

+ Experience handling freelancers

+ Experience using analytics tools and SEO analysis

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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