15 hours

Producer- WVIT

Hartford, CT
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Producer- WVIT

Jobid 23768-382153

Location: Hartford, CT, 06132, USA

Description **Job Number** 36241BR

**Job Title** Producer- WVIT

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - WVIT

**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** Connecticut

**City** Hartford


Essential Responsibilities

+ Produce and write assigned segments.

+ Participate in daily planning meetings. Contribute ideas for news programming based on the NBC Connecticut News Strategy.

+ Work closely with program’s Executive Producer to determine the composition and flow of the newscast, to select video, to write and copy-edit stories. Make certain program elements abide by NBC

+ Owned Television Stations News Guidelines as well as the NBC Connecticut News Strategy.

+ Generate daily topicals and show graphics.

+ Be present in control room during news program and communicate with producer, director and production personnel.

+ Ensure video detail and news rundown is provided to editors. Make certain all video is previewed for accuracy.

+ Use social media tools to monitor and report news, find sources and leads for stories.

+ Monitor mainstream and social media for story ideas and competitive intelligence.


Basic Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s Degree

+ At least one year of related work experience including: Direct responsibility for producing a news program and preparing rundowns.Eligibility Requirements:

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

+ Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

+ Ability to work any of a 24/7 shift, holidays, weekends and respond to breaking news events.

+ Must be willing to work at the station in West Hartford, CT.

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

+ Must be 18 years or older.

+ Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or Communications.

+ Proficient in iNews.

+ Four years of related work experience including: Direct responsibility for producing a news program and preparing rundowns.

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.

+ Strong interpersonal skills<

+ Has the ability to seek simple solutions to complex problems.

+ Demonstrated ability to enterprise, research and plan stories.

+ Strong desire to deliver news as it develops on all current and future platforms

+ A sense of urgency and desire to learn emerging technologies

+ Strong journalistic skills

+ Significant experience in the news environment

+ Experience editing content on a desktop editing system

+ Ability to write, edit and produce under heavy deadline pressure without compromising accuracy or credibility

+ Ability to make priority decisions under deadline

+ Understanding of Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)

+ Understanding of emerging news production techniques and technology, with a pioneering spirit with desire to learn emerging technologies and invent the future

+ Good collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels

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.


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