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Consumer Content Producer - KNTV

Job Summary

NBC Bay Area is looking for a Consumer Producer who’s creative, collaborative, and results-driven to join our award-winning News department.

• Research, write, produce and edit consumer content for duopoly that includes both NBC and Telemundo station, along with all digital platforms
• Develop a network of sources and experts to generate enterprise consumer stories on a daily basis
• Monitor incoming consumer tips
• Vet, research and resolve viewers’ consumer concerns
• Identify trends in consumerism for enterprise news stories
• Assist with development of digital video series, podcast and other OTT projects
• Provide editorial guidance; establish contacts in consumer field, manage tips and public records requests, compose open records requests, and conduct interviews
• Perform investigations which may include undercover work or surveillance as necessary

• Bachelor’s Degree in related field
• Relevant experience in television news production

Eligibility Requirements:
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
• Job is based at the television station in San Jose, CA
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Willingness to work non-traditional business days/hours, travel and work long hours, and on weekends with short notice
• Must have a valid driver’s license

Desired Characteristics
• Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
• Experience in consumer investigative newsgathering and/or production
• Experience with news photojournalism and non-linear editing preferred
• Field producing experience
• Experience partnering with legal and working knowledge of federal, state and local laws impacting operations as they relate to investigations, undercover content and hidden cameras
• Ability to write, edit and produce under heavy deadline pressure without compromising accuracy or credibility
• CAR (Computer Assisted Reporting) skills
• Basic understanding and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws
• Strong computer research skills, and working knowledge of analyzing data
• Knowledge of undercover investigation techniques
• Understanding of Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
• Understanding of emerging news production techniques and technology, with a pioneering spirit with desire to learn emerging technologies and invent the future
• Good collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels


Organization: NBCUniversal
Location: San Jose California US
Date Posted: January 13, 2021
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