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Local TV Reporter, WNBC


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Local TV Reporter, WNBC

Jobid 23768-306217

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 26201BR

**Job Title** Local TV Reporter, WNBC

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - WNBC

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. 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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New York

**City** New York



WNBC Newschannel 4 is searching for a strong reporter who has a proven record of breaking stories and consistently producing enterprise content.

Duties include generating story ideas, researching and setting up the content and interviews, producing the content in the field, writing and voicing the story, and presenting the story live as scheduled on a designated newscast. We're looking for applicants who bring ideas to the table every day.

Essential Requirements:

+ Must be aggressive, a strong writer, an exceptional storyteller and live performer.

+ Effective self-starter with the proven ability to generate and produce news stories.

+ Strong enterprising and investigative skills.

+ Strong on-camera presence for taped and live reports.

+ Must be a team player and work effectively in a fast paced environment.

+ Knowledge of non-linear editing and shooting preferred.

+ Flexible scheduling required.

+ 5 years reporting in a large market preferred.

+ Tri-state area knowledge preferred.

+ Must be a team player and work effectively in a face paced environment*This position is an AFTRA Represented job. The successful candidate will be required to join the AFTRA union upon employment if not already a member.



+ Minimum 5 years of experience as a television reporter

+ Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Communications or related majorBasic Qualifications

+ Must be willing to work in NYC

+ Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

+ Must be 18 years or greater

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

+ Must be available to evenings, weekends and holidays as required

+ Must have a valid driver’s license

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Characteristics

+ Extensive familiarity with the NYC area

+ Ability to investigate information to establish facts and determine truth

+ Excellent news judgment

+ Solid digital shooting skills

+ Experience working with desktop computers and exposure to laptop editing

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills

+ Ability to build relationships and sources

+ Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and act as a team player

+ Experience utilizing social media as a news gathering/reporting tools

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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