Consumer Content Producer – KNTV

Website NBCUniversal

KNTV, NBC Bay Area is looking for a Consumer Producer who’s creative, collaborative, and results-driven to join our award-winning News department.

Job is based at the television station in San Jose, CA.

Responsibilities:

  • Research, write, produce and edit consumer content for duopoly that includes both NBC and Telemundo station, along with all digital platforms
  • Develop a network of sources and experts to generate enterprise consumer stories on a daily basis
  • Monitor incoming consumer tips
  • Vet, research and resolve viewers’ consumer concerns
  • Identify trends in consumerism for enterprise news stories
  • Assist with development of digital video series, podcast and other OTT projects
  • Provide editorial guidance; establish contacts in consumer field, manage tips and public records requests, compose open records requests, and conduct interviews
  • Perform investigations which may include undercover work or surveillance as necessary

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • Relevant experience in television news production

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Willingness to work non-traditional business days/hours, travel and work long hours, and on weekends with short notice
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

 

Desired Characteristics:

  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
  • Experience in consumer investigative newsgathering and/or production
  • Experience with news photojournalism and non-linear editing preferred
  • Field producing experience
  • Experience partnering with legal and working knowledge of federal, state and local laws impacting operations as they relate to investigations, undercover content and hidden cameras
  • Ability to write, edit and produce under heavy deadline pressure without compromising accuracy or credibility
  • CAR (Computer Assisted Reporting) skills
  • Basic understanding and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws
  • Strong computer research skills, and working knowledge of analyzing data
  • Knowledge of undercover investigation techniques
  • Understanding of Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
  • Understanding of emerging news production techniques and technology, with a pioneering spirit with desire to learn emerging technologies and invent the future
  • Good collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels

To apply for this job please visit sjobs.brassring.com.


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