Senior Producer

  • Full Time
  • New York, NY
  • Applications have closed

NBC News

Salary or Budget: $135K - $190K p.a
Experience required: 5+ years

Company Description

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

NBC News Digital is looking for a talented senior producer to join its growing Original Social Video team. This new role will report to the executive producer of original social video and will manage a team of producers. We’re looking for an innovative producer who has their finger on the pulse of news and social trends to help drive our social video strategy. If you’re a social-first news consumer, a strong storyteller, and a strong leader who’s always down to try new things, let’s chat!

This role requires experience in managing social producers; writing and vetting scripts; and assigning stories; using analytics to understand the NBC News, and Stay Tuned audiences on YouTube, TikTok, Snapchat, and Instagram. This producer should have strong news instincts, lead by example, and have a unique social-first perspective.


  • Identify key news moments, assign stories, review scripts and edits, and help package video for publishing
  • Partner with writers, editors and reporters to create visual executions to their print stories
  • Drive experimentation of new formats native to each social platform
  • Work with reporters, social video producers, and others who appear in social video to hone their voice and style
  • Ensure programming calendar is up-to-date
  • Work on production and budgeting of field shoots with producers
  • Collaborating with other editorial leaders on stories and also sharing stories in our pipeline to be shared throughout the news organization for those platforms which are interested
  • This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of 3 days per week


Qualifications and desired characteristics:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent years of relevant working experience
  • Minimum 4 years experience producing social video
  • Fluent in the culture of social media and online communities – especially YouTube (16×9 and Shorts), TikTok, Snapchat, and Instagram
  • A strong understanding of social analytics, and the ability to provide informed feedback on content performance
  • Experience in managing social video producers, associate producers, and production associates
  • Strong news judgment and excellent writing, research, interviewing and communication skills
  • Field production experience
  • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere and social in-app editing tools

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website.  Bonus eligible.

Additional Information

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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.