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Senior Producer

London
  • Job Code
    36435BR
Company NBC Universal

Job Title Senior Producer

Jobid 23768-383270

Location: London, GBR

Description **Job Number** 36435BR

**Job Title** Senior Producer

**Business Segment** NBC News and MSNBC

**Sub-Business** NBC News International

**Posting Category** Digital Media

**About Us** NBC News is a leading source of global news and information operating for over 75 years. Every week, NBC News provides more than 25 hours of television news programming with the top-rated NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt and Meet the Press programs as well as America’s longest-running morning news program, TODAY. The network’s primetime newsmagazine, Dateline provides a variety of in-depth stories week in and week out ranging from mysteries and breaking news to hidden-camera investigations and documentaries. The continuously growing online presence of NBC News, NBC News Digital Group, includes NBCNews.com, TODAY.com, MSNBC.com, iVillage, BreakingNews.com, theGrio.com, NBCLatino.com, NBCPolitics.com, EducationNation.com, NightlyNews.com, Newsvine.com, social media, apps and all of the network’s digital initiatives. 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 Kingdom

**State/Province** - -

**City** London

**Responsibilities**

NBC News is looking for a Senior Producer to join the On Assignment team. As a Senior Producer, you will work to find, report and cover major stories around the world, including breaking news, initiative stories and long form projects.



The On Assignment team produces long form shows on a regular basis while also producing Richard Engel’s coverage of international affairs for all of NBC’s many platforms on TV and online. The unit is focused on reporting and producing original stories while also covering major breaking news around the world.



Senior Producers on the unit are responsible for the long form projects but are also deeply engaged in the daily work of covering the news.



Working in some of the most remote and difficult places in the world, you will supervise and direct the work of producers, crews and local teams while ensuring the safety, integrity and performance of everyone involved. As a member of the unit you will collaborate with the other producers and support their work, coming together as a team when the story calls for it and assisting from afar to make every story we produce better. Working with Richard Engel and the unit’s executive producer you will create compelling and important stories for all platforms, primarily for broadcast

**Qualifications/Requirements**

• Managing complex schedules and logistics, as well as maintaining editorial oversight of multiple stories being shot simultaneously around the world.

• Keeping several long form shows on track, on budget and on time, while also handling breaking news when needed.

• Coordinating with all other parts of NBC News, MSNBC and digital platforms. Each of our productions – whether it’s a live shot, a Nightly News piece or a story for the website, requires close coordination with many parts of the NBC family around the world. You will need to navigate these relationships and excel at coordinating the various processes that get a story on TV or on the web.

• Owning the production process, from pitching original and ambitious international stories, to supervising a sizable team in the field while reporting the story, all the way back to the writing of the script and supervising the edit process.

• Travelling extensively, often on short notice to chase stories wherever they are around the world.

• Working well within a team devoted to fast-paced and unpredictable coverage. You will need to be flexible, loyal to your colleagues and focus at all times on how to make the story – any story – better.

• Embrace the changing assignments that come your way and thrive in a team where mutual assistance and support are key values.

• Mentor and grow more junior team members



SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

• Educated to Bachelors Degree level

• Must have at substantial experience as a senior producer at a major broadcast network

• Must have extensive experience covering international news at a major broadcast network

• Demonstrable understanding of major international stories and regions of coverage, based on first hand experience in the field

• Demonstrable experience producing live and taped segments at major international events.

• Ability to use a video camera and a DSLR competently

• Must be proficient in Outlook, iNews, twitter, Facebook, etc



REQUIREMENTS

• Full English language capabilities

• Must be willing and able to travel frequently and work flexible hours (including weekends) under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news.

• Must be able to work or travel when news breaks, regardless of any pre-planned schedule.



Role location: London

Salary: Competitive

Opening date for applications: 20 September 2017

Closing date for applications: 19 October 2017



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.



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  • News/Programming/Production
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