Digital Producer, The Beat with Ari Melber

  • NBC Universal
  • 21 Warren St, New York, NY 10007
  • Full-Time
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Responsibilities

* Produces, develops and creates editorial content, including text, photo, and video for multiple platforms
* Responsible for growing audience engagement and interaction
* Writes compelling headlines for video, articles and tweets that take the audience deeper into the story
* Creates and executes innovative strategies to grow show brand on digital and social platforms
* Collaborates in editor capacity with host and senior producers to develop and refine editorial tone and voice through daily blogs and social media outlets
* Publishes the show for network platforms, edits content from the show to be repackaged for off-network/social platforms
* Speedy decision-maker that reacts quickly to newsworthy/fresh topics
* Ability to work calmly under pressure and meet deadlines

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualification/ Eligibility Requirements:

* Must have at least 5 years of experience in news, preferably including working for a digital news platform
* Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Political Science, History or related field
* Must have experience using metrics and social tools to improve news/social media strategy
* Non-linear video editing experience/Premiere and Photoshop experience preferred

Additional Job Requirements:

* Must be willing and able to work flexible hours including occasional weekends, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
* Must be willing to work in New York City

Additional Job Requirements:

* Must be willing and able to work flexible hours including occasional weekends, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
* Must be willing to work in New York City

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:

* Thorough knowledge of American politics
* Exceptional editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories with high potential for provocative, compelling content
* Knowledge of current events, politics and pop culture.
* Familiarity with digital media trends - both platforms and content
* Possess ability to develop story ideas and angles and research
* Prior experience covering the Presidential election cycles


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