Producer - NBC Boston

NBC Universal Newton, MA
Responsibilities

The NBC Boston News Producer will be responsible for news of the day, special coverage, in-depth stories, breaking news and other news-related content as needed.

JOB DUTIES:

* Responsible for the content and overall production of the local newscasts

* Oversee all details of the broadcast while working closely with all members of the news team

* Stack the rundown and manage the on-air broadcast from the control room

* Contribute story ideas for the newscast and work closely with reporters to execute those ideas

* Produce news stories and specials as assigned

* Oversee and write the news briefs and daily promos when needed

* Respond quickly and aggressively to breaking news and getting information on the air

* Copy-edit reporter scripts as well as all newscast copy

* Must work a flexible schedule when needed to cover other shifts and breaking news

* Field produce stories for the on-air newscast and other news content platforms

* Ensure accuracy of and update information for the on-air news ticker/crawl at the bottom of the screen

Qualifications/Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Required

Minimum of 3 years of television news line producing experience

Minimum of 3 years of technical skills in news production including creating show rundowns

Must be proficient in desktop editing

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

Experience line producing breaking news

Excellent tease-writing skills

High degree of flexibility in scheduling and assignments

Driven interest in current events & local issues

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