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Platform Manager (Newscast Producer), WRC


Washington, DC
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Platform Manager (Newscast Producer), WRC

Jobid 23768-380405

Location: Washington, DC, 20044, USA

Description **Job Number** 35863BR

**Job Title** Platform Manager (Newscast Producer), WRC

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - WRC

**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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** District of Columbia

**City** Washington, D.C.


Job Duties

+ Responsible for the overall editorial content on one or more platforms produced by WRC.

+ Serve as the primary line producer of assigned daily newscast

+ Work with Content Producers to select the most compelling and relevant stories

+ Work with the production team to ensure smooth and seamless productions

+ Work with Daypart Managers and other Platform Managers to ensure the most complete local news coverage

+ Work with digital team to incorporate social/mobile/digital content into newscast

+ Play an active role in the editorial process and be advocates for

+ Responsible for writing, producing, desktop editing and gathering content for all platforms

+ Responsible for effectively managing a pool of content producers, coaching and mentoring as needed

+ Ensure fairness, accuracy and balance in stories


Basic Qualifications

+ Minimum 3 years of experience producing a daily newscast

+ Minimum 3 years of experience writing, producing and desktop editing

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications or equivalent work experienceEligibility Requirements

+ Must be willing to work in Washington D.C.

+ Must be 18 years or greater

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

+ Must be available to work evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

+ Strong journalistic skills, experience in newsgathering and/or production

+ Strong writing and editing skills

+ Knowledge and understanding of various media platforms, including broadcast, web and mobile

+ Experience as a producer in a major market for television, web based news service or mid-sized market EP

+ Experience utilizing social media as a news gathering/reporting tool

+ Solid leadership skills

+ Ability to perform well under pressure and meet deadlines

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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