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Associate Producer

Company: NBC Universal
Location: Washington
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal's commitment and how we are making an impact.

The Weekend Desk Editor-Associate Producer is responsible for executing NBC News coverage in Washington and the surrounding region across all platforms including Nightly News, The Today Show, MSNBC, NBC News Now, and NBCNews.com while working on the Desk primarily on the weekends and working with assignment managers, producers, senior producers, and correspondents to help pitch, write and produce news content for broadcast and the web during the week.

Responsibilities include:

+ Ensure coverage of breaking news, scheduled events, pooled events, highly produced interviews, field anchoring and other production needs

+ Monitor and react to breaking news, stay focused in high pressure situations and multitask

+ Collaborate with Senior Managers of all platforms on planning and execution of weekend coverage

+ Communicate clearly with talent, producers, field crews, managers of all the platforms and counterparts in New York

+ Gather and research story ideas, develop sources, gather accurate information from multiple agencies, assign producers and work with NY crew desk to assign crews

+ Process and analyze a large volume of information, determine what is most important and newsworthy and then communicate the essential details

+ Assist with full scope of production including research, booking, pre-interviewing

+ Digital journalism including shooting video and stills, and editing skills are required

+ Write and produce segments, broadcast and online stories and produce live shots

+ Gather visual elements and assist with editing for segment production

Bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism, communications or related field or equivalent experience

3 years' experience (with a minimum of 1 year on an assignment desk) at a network or large market television station.

Must be willing to work in Washington D.C.

Must be 18 years or greater

Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Must be available to work evenings, weekends, holidays

Ability to perform under tight time deadlines

Self-starter with excellent communication and organizational skills

Must possess the ability to problem solve, prioritize decisions and act decisively under tight deadlines

Must be able to work effectively with others in a team environment

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.

Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols in select work settings or where jurisdictionally mandated.

Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Desired Characteristics

Familiarity with the Washington Pool system

Excellent story development, logistics and follow-up skills

Working knowledge of the Washington, DC metro area is preferred

Proficiency with the iNews computer system and ability to learn NBC Newsconnect

Demonstrated ability to multi-task under pressure, meet deadlines, process information, and make decisions quickly.

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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access nbcunicareers.com as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations in the US by calling 1-818-777-4107 and in the UK by calling +44 2036185726.

Keywords: NBC Universal, Washington DC , Associate Producer, Other , Washington, DC

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