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Producer - NBC Connecticut

  • Job
    Full-time
    Junior (1-2 years) - Mid-level (3-4 years)
  • Media & Journalism
  • Hartford
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AI generated summary

  • You must have 2+ years of newsgathering/production experience, line-producing skills, a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, excellent communication and time-management skills, a pioneering spirit, ability to work flexible hours and be located in West Hartford, CT.
  • You will produce, write, and pitch story ideas, participate in planning meetings, control video content and flow, generate graphics, monitor news sources, and fill in as a producer as needed for NBC Connecticut.

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in newsgathering and/or production.
  • Experience line-producing newscasts
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strategic thinking, researching and organizational skills
  • Excellent time-management skills, prioritize assignments to meet deadlines
  • A candidate who will play an active role in the editorial process
  • A focus on keeping up to date on news and current events in Connecticut
  • Pioneering spirit with a desire and urgency to learn emerging technologies and invent the future
  • Ability to solve problems, prioritize decisions and act decisively under deadline
  • Connect with local news in our communities through emails, social media, and news releases
  • Demonstrated experience with desktop editing systems.
  • Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends, holidays and overnights.
  • Must have the ability to work any of a 24 x 7 shift.
  • 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
  • Required On-Site: This position is required to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite.

Responsibilities

  • Produce and write assigned segments, which may include digital newscasts.
  • Pitch compelling story ideas and guest segments
  • Participate in daily planning meetings and 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 and make certain all video is previewed for accuracy.
  • Use online and social media tools to monitor and report news, find sources and leads for stories.
  • Monitor mainstream and social media sites for story ideas and competitive intelligence.
  • Fill in as a producer when needed on other NBC Connecticut newscasts

FAQs

What does a Producer do at NBC Connecticut?

A Producer at NBC Connecticut collaborates with the team of journalists to create engaging and compelling content for broadcast and digital platforms.

What skills are required to be a successful Producer at NBC Connecticut?

Strong communication skills, creativity, journalistic integrity, attention to detail, and the ability to work under deadline pressure are essential for a successful Producer at NBC Connecticut.

What is the work environment like for a Producer at NBC Connecticut?

The work environment for a Producer at NBC Connecticut is fast-paced, collaborative, and dynamic. Producers work closely with a team of journalists to produce high-quality content for television and digital platforms.

What are the key responsibilities of a Producer at NBC Connecticut?

Key responsibilities of a Producer at NBC Connecticut include pitching story ideas, researching and gathering information for stories, writing scripts, coordinating with reporters and editors, and overseeing the production of content for broadcast and digital platforms.

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