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Director, Social Newsgathering

New York, NY
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Director, Social Newsgathering

Jobid 23768-390096

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 37730BR

**Job Title** Director, Social Newsgathering

**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.

**Country** United States

**State** New York

**City** New York



Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

+ At least five years working in social discovery at either a news operation or agency, with a focus on news and storytelling.

+ Demonstrated ability to leverage social media platforms to inform newsgathering and storytelling capabilities.

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

+ Must have demonstrated experience assigning and prioritizing coverage, as well as managing a social newsgathering team. Additional Job Requirements

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

+ Must be able to work flexible hours including early mornings, evenings, overnight hours, weekends, and holidays.

+ Must be willing to work in NYC.

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

+ Must have extraordinary communication skills with ability to motivate and inspire a team.

+ Proven news judgment, high ethical standards and excellent interpersonal skills.

+ Ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects.

+ Desire to work in a creative, demanding environment.

+ Experience covering breaking news in competitive environments.

+ Detail Oriented.


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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