Chat Associate Producer, TODAY Show (10AM)

  • 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY
  • Full-time
  • Business Segment: NBCU News Group

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Job Description

As Chat Associate Producer for TODAY, you will work directly with producers and senior producers to help pitch, write and produce news and entertainment content for broadcast, with a focus on the daily chat segments.
 
Responsibilities: 
  • Curate and pitch pop culture, topical, and other stories for daily coverage in chat segment
  • Gather visual elements, prep graphics, and assist with editing for chat and other segment production
  • Assist with full scope of production including research, booking, and pre-interviewing
  • Write and produce segments (both live and tape)   
  • Coordinate with technical and operations staff and outside resources selected by producers

Qualifications

• Must have at least three years’ editorial experience working in production at the network level, preferably with morning television
• Must have a deep knowledge of pop culture
• Bachelor’s degree preferred
• Must have strong social media knowledge
• Must be proficient in Outlook and iNews

Additional Job Requirements:
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
• Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news.
• Must be able to work additional hours beyond scheduled shift with little or no notice if needed.
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
• 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
• DV shooting experience
• Knowledge of non-linear editing systems including Avid
• Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news and current events
• Strong journalistic writing skills, research skills, and editorial judgment
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments
• Knowledge of NBC News Policies and Guidelines and Practices

Additional Information

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