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Producer - Health and Medical Unit


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Producer - Health and Medical Unit

Jobid 23768-340432

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 28807BR

**Job Title** Producer - Health and Medical Unit

**Business Segment** NBC News Group

**Sub-Business** NBC News

**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


The Producer will work with the Health and Medical Unit and have a variety of editorial and logistical responsibilities.

•Conceive, research and pitch day-of-air segments, original feature stories and long-form enterprise series for NBC News’ broadcast and digital platforms.

•Independently shoot, write and produce, live tape health and medical segments.

•Regular contribution of medical and health related digital reports and content

•Collaborate with digital reporters, producers and correspondents on editorial and logistics for health and medical segments

•Monitor daily breaking stories and medical studies to determine broadcast worthiness

•Maintain valuable relationships with top hospitals and government health agencies


•Bachelor’s degree in journalism or relevant course of study.

•At least 5 years of relevant television production.

•Must have experience in producing stories, including pitching, researching, writing, and shooting

•Possess an understanding of the medical industry and current trends

•Ability to review and comprehend medical information

•Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news

•Must be willing to travel as needed

•Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered.

•Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news

•Must be willing to work in NYC.

•Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

**Desired Characteristics**

•A proven track record in medical/health news

•Possess ability to develop story ideas, research, and plan segments

•Exceptional editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories with high potential for compelling content

•Editorial knowledge of health/medical stories

•Strong writing skills

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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