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Writer, NECN/NBC Boston

NBC


Location:
Newton, MA
Date:
07/27/2017
2017-07-272017-08-25
Job Code:
33775BR
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  • Arts / Entertainment / Media
  • News/Programming/Production
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Job Details

Company NBC Universal

Job Title Writer, NECN/NBC Boston

Jobid 23768-369130

Location: Newton, MA, 02458, USA

Description **Job Number** 33775BR

**Job Title** Writer, NECN/NBC Boston

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCOTS - NECN

**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** Massachusetts

**City** Newton

**Responsibilities**



+ Assist producers in all aspects of the production of daily newscasts with a focus on writing

+ Write stories as assigned by producers, including readers, voice-overs, vo/sots, and anchor packages

+ Apply news judgment while researching a variety of news sources and materials for stories and graphics creation

+ Identify and utilize best video and soundbites for the stories assigned

+ Work with the editors to maximize use of video and ensure accuracy

+ Assist producers and reporters with research, creation of graphics and all aspects of final production (supers, lead-ins, timing, etc.)

+ Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

+ Punctual, regular and consistent attendance

**Qualifications/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 Newton, MA.

+ 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**



+ Previous news writing experience is preferred

+ Bachelors degree required

+ Strong work ethic, positive attitude

+ Ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities a must

+ Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays

+ Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment

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



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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