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Field Producer, Nick News – Nick News – New York, NY

Company: Nick News

Address: New York, NY

  • Full Time

Nick News


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




Nickelodeon, now in its 40th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).


Nickelodeon News is looking for a Field Producer with great multitasking abilities to cover major stories including breaking news, initiative stories, and special live event projects.

  • Able to meet the daily demands of general assignment news in a 24/7 deadline environment
  • Must be an exceptional writer who can add, shape or develop scripts for digital or TV quickly and accurately.
  • Manage the production team including production of the story, working with a reporter and camera operators to set up interviews, gather video and collect information.
  • Arrange interviews and location shots and produce content under strict deadlines.
  • Ability to time segments, edit video and review broadcasts to monitor quality against established broadcast and production standards.
  • Able to pitch and develop/execute original stories
  • Work on live special events
  • Manage the field production process


  • Bachelors’ degree in Journalism, or equivalent work experience.
  • 5 years’ + experience as a reporter, writer, producer and/or editor at a news organization
  • Extensive field production experience
  • Extensive experience in an editing room
  • Strong writing skills, including proven ability to structure script segments of 8-minutes or more
  • Production experience in breaking news and feature reporting
  • Ability to shoot video and edit
  • Must be willing to work any shift including weekends and overnight as this role supports a 24/7 business
  • Proven experience in the field, managing story development and leading newsgathering efforts, especially in breaking news.
  • Multi-year experience with all levels of output needs and desk operations, specifically in coordination of domestic and international correspondents.
  • Strong editorial, logistical and technical skills are essential.
  • Able to quickly turn around critical information for air – verifying its accuracy – while simultaneously getting live phone interviews, live video, transmissions and/or taped coverage of the news event.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities under difficult conditions.
  • Travel required
  • #LI-LB1

FUNCTION: Production

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