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Managing Editor, KNBC

Universal City, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Managing Editor, KNBC

Jobid 23768-388697

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 37424BR

**Job Title** Managing Editor, KNBC

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - KNBC

**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** California

**City** Universal City


NBC4 Los Angeles is looking for an experienced, creative and motivated leader to partner with the Vice President of News to manage aspects of the station’s News department including daily coverage, long and short range planning.

The successful Managing Editor candidate will be one who has strong news judgment, is responsible for production of content, supervises editorial staff, and supervises the execution of the daily newscast. The managing editor will be a model staff member. This position will report directly to the VP of News.

Responsible for leading the daily editorial process and giving direction to the editorial team

• Provide supervision and instruction to editorial staff including reporters, photographers, assignment editors and producers

• Approved reporter scripts, editing the copy as well as making sure stories meet the stations legal and standards guidelines

Review content for facts and up-to-date information in addition to reviewing for grammar, style, and agreement with editorial policy

• Guide, lead and manage the station’s coverage of breaking news and the competition’s coverage

• Work with the digital team to maximize news coverage on all digital platforms

• Participate in the performance appraisal process in conjunction with the Assistant News Director and VP of News

• Contribute to the coordination of coverage plans of major news events

• Perform other duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelors degree in journalism or related field

• Minimum 10 years of newsroom experience

• Minimum of 5 years experience in news management role (News Director, Assistant News Director, Executive Producer or Managing Editor) in a top 20 market newsroom

• Field experience

• Experience supervising, training, coaching and motivating a team

• Proficiency in working with the latest newsroom technologies (both hardware and software)

• Ability to help set newsroom policies

Eligibility Requirements:

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

• Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

• Must have a flexible schedule with willingness to travel and work long hours and on weekends with short notice

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

**Desired Characteristics**

• Minimum 5 years experience in a top 10 market newsroom

• Working knowledge of Los Angeles market

• Basic understanding and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics

• Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently in a high pressure, breaking news, environment

• Have strong news judgment with knowledge of legal and ethical issues in multi-media platforms

• Good collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels

• A pioneering spirit with desire to learn emerging technologies and invent the future

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


  • Arts / Entertainment / Media
  • News/Programming/Production

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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