Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Universal City


VP News - NBC 4 Los Angeles
TV Content & Production
Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations
Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Overall responsibility for the KNBC News operation and the production of news across all NBC4 broadcast and digital platforms
Provides leadership to News professionals, driving culture of creativity and excellence in a multi-platform environment
Develops strategic plans for growth of existing and new platforms
Ensures KNBC newscasts are well conceived and provide multi-platform, high quality coverage, accuracy, and integrity to improve competitive position in the market
Develops strategy for continued growth for News and Information on the web and mobile applications
In addition to direct oversight of News, this individual will work closely with Sales, Creative, Programming and NBC Owned Television Stations HQ to further multi-platform opportunities in Los Angeles and support global Owned Television Stations branding and programming initiatives
Creates the cohesive standards for all aspects of the on-air presentation of content for all shows, in coordination with the brand
Develops news management team - makes hiring decisions and negotiates contracts; establishes performance goals and guidelines; oversees the evaluation and performance appraisal process across the news organization
Responsible for all news expenses

Qualification / Requirements:
Minimum 3 years experience as a Broadcast News Director, Assistant News Director or similar leadership role in a mid to large market
Minimum 3 years experience participating in departmental budgets, developing strategic plans and presenting in front of large audiences
Minimum 3 years experience and success in coaching, leading and motivating a team of employees
Undergraduate degree in Journalism, Communications or equivalent work experience
Minimum 1 year experience in content creation for news and information website
Eligibility Requirements
Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through
Able to work a flexible schedule and shifts
Must be willing to work at the station in Universal City, CA
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Desired Characteristics
Strong Organizational skills and experiences in a major market newsroom
Champions vibrant editorial processes and journalistic excellence
Proven ability to develop and convey organizational vision to all levels
Leads change in a convincing and inclusive manner
Excellent people management, leadership and coaching skills
Ability to multi-task in a dynamic, content driven, technology intensive environment
Energetic and diligent in launching major campaigns
Marketing Research skills
Sub-BusinessNBCUOTS - KNBC
Career Level
CityUniversal City
CountryUnited States
About Us
At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.
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.

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