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Investigative Producer - Reality Check Franchise, KNTV

NBC


Location:
San Jose, CA
Date:
07/21/2017
2017-07-212017-08-19
Job Code:
33077BR
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Investigative Producer - Reality Check Franchise, KNTV

Jobid 23768-365591

Location: San Jose, CA, 95115, USA

Description **Job Number** 33077BR

**Job Title** Investigative Producer - Reality Check Franchise, KNTV

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - KNTV

**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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** San Jose

**Responsibilities**

NBC Bay Area News is seeking an Investigative Producer to join our team. The successful candidate will research, develop, write and produce ground-breaking news stories for our Reality Check franchise. These projects will be developed on a long and short-term basis and require extensive research and analysis of politics, community issues and topical events. The producer will collaborate with reporters, photographers and editors to develop stories.



Essential Responsibilities

• Generate story ideas, research and set up the content and interviews

• Work with reporters, show producers, managers and photographers to conceptualize, write, and edit stories

• Develop compelling graphic presentations as needed

• Create unique and engaging content for digital platforms and social media

• Build relationships with the community and develop sources for the purpose of generating original content with a focus on fact checking those in power

• Participate in basic video shooting and editing

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree

• Five years of experience working in news or relevant field



Eligibility Requirements:

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

• Must be willing to work at the station in San Jose, CA

• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

• Must have the ability to work any of a 24 x 7 shift

• Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends, holidays and overnights

**Desired Characteristics**

Additional Desired Characteristics:

• Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or Communications

• Experience working on special projects in TV news

• Excellent writing skills as well as very strong speech skills

• Strong understanding of politics and policymaking

• Able to handle working under the pressure of intense deadlines

• Possess the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment

• Demonstrated ability to enterprise, research and plan stories

• Demonstrated experience generating and producing news stories

• Ability to work flexible hours (including weekends) and to return to work in emergencies depending upon news coverage



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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