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Producer, A-Block - TODAY


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Producer, A-Block - TODAY

Jobid 23768-375920

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 35096BR

**Job Title** Producer, A-Block - TODAY

**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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New York

**City** New York


NBC News is seeking a Producer to lead and oversee the A-Block in the third hour of the TODAY Show.

Job Duties

+ Pitch and produce stories of the day

+ Work with remote news gathering producer on story selection

+ Order video and graphics and edit writing elements for the segments

+ Work with the researcher to ensure all elements match script and are ordered correctly

+ Liaise with control room regarding all stories/correspondents/etc.

+ Coordinate live shots of correspondent and cut their video & graphic elements


Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism or similar discipline

+ 5+ years of network or cable on-air experience

+ Excellent writing and editing skills with the ability to manage others

+ Knowledge of politics, current events, pop culture & entertainment.

+ Must be proficient in iNews.Additional Job Requirements

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

+ Must be willing to work in NYC.

+ Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news.

+ Knowledge of NBC News Policies and Guidelines and Practices.

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

+ Excellent interpersonal skills and storytelling ability.

+ Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments.

+ Proven skills and experience developing, producing and directing shoots.

+ Proven ability to collaborate with designers, editors, and other producers.

+ Must be detail-oriented and have excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

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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