NBC Universal Anchor, NBC Boston in Newton, Massachusetts

Job Number 34587BR

Job Title Anchor, NBC Boston

Business Segment Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

Sub-Business NBCOTS - NECN

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 Massachusetts

City Newton

Responsibilities

  • Gathering information on newsworthy events and write, produce and present fair, accurate and unbiased news stories as assigned. Will need to be responsible for providing on-air news including both in studio and frequent field shoots.

  • Create report and help produce news specials and packages, based on either breaking news or on pre-planned stories that were promoted ahead of time.

  • Assist producer in establishing sources, finding and executing enterprise news investigations, building and maintaining strong list of story ideas on a year-round basis, both long-term deeper digging stories and quicker turns, document acquisition and paper trails.

  • Large community involvement, making a reasonable amount of appearances tied into the viewer community

  • Develop and maintain a network of news sources providing access to exclusive local news stories.

  • Stay informed on newsworthy events locally and nationally

  • Work cooperatively as a team member under tight daily deadlines.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • 5 years of experience as a television anchor or reporter

  • BS/BA in Journalism/Communications or equivalent background

  • Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts

  • Must be willing to work in Newton, MAAdditional Job Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice (if applicable)

  • Must be 18 years or greater

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

  • Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume (if applicable)

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

Desired Characteristics

  • Candidate should have the ability to read and understand a variety of materials ranging from daily newspapers to technical reports and legal papers.

  • Candidate should have the ability to investigate information to establish facts and determine truth.

  • Individual should have a basic understanding of desktop computers and the ability to learn Dalet/Windows system as well as new systems as they are implemented.

  • Should have a developed ability to use the Internet to seek information.

  • Should be well presented on-camera and be able to deliver copy ready from a Teleprompter.

  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with those people in the news department and other departments throughout the station.

  • The ability to interact professionally and effectively with all internal NBC employees and external organizations is an essential function of this job.

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced and stressful environment and act as a team player.

  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions while meeting deadlines and handling multiple projects.

  • Demonstrated ability of good news judgment

  • Ability to interact with all levels of station and corporate management.

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