WASHINGTON D.C. – Production Manager Position Available – PAID

Job Number       27507BR

Job Title               Production Manager, WRC

Business Segment           Broadcast Operations

Sub-Business     NBCUOTS – WRC

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

Location               Washington, D.C.

Responsibilities  The Production Manager will be responsible for the production vision of the station and will work on high level projects with Tech Ops and News.


Job Duties

  • Cross train, coach and develop members of the production teams
  • Create, document and implement SOP’s and workflow
  • Implement Disaster Recovery procedures and training that cover the Production Control Room and Studio systems
  • Track discrepancies, present results and provide solutions.
  • Schedule and implement necessary equipment and software training for staff
  • Scheduling as needed
  • Assist DOT on capital projects
  • Work closely with the WRC Engineering staff to ensure control room and studio equipment is properly maintained and repaired
  • Work closely with News Managers to ensure editorial direction translates to successful on air production
  • In conjunction with News Director, manage set look, design and implementations
  • Remote production management as necessary. Conduct sight surveys, vendor hiring, assemble crew, and fill technical requirements
  • Work with finance team on budgeting launches, special projects and remotes including controlling/negotiating/tracking actual expenditures on these events
  • Work independently to develop and manage projects, aggressively meet timelines and related budgets


Qualifications/Requirements    Basic Qualifications

  • Degree in Broadcasting or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 7 years progressively responsible news production experience
  • Minimum of 2 years in a supervisory role in a live broadcast environment


Additional Job Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in Washington, D.C.
  • Willingness to submit to a background investigation
  • Must be 18 years or greater
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays

Desired Characteristics Desired Qualifications

  • Strong working knowledge of the following equipment: Switchers (Ross, Grass Valley, Sony), Newsroom systems (Dalet, iNEWS, ENPS, etc.), Automation systems (Ross OverDrive, Grass Valley Ignite, Sony ELC), File based server playback (Harmonic Omneon, Ross Video BlackStorm, Bit Central Precis, Grass Valley K2, etc.), NLE system (Grass Valley Edius, FCP, Adobe Premiere, Avid NewsCutter, etc.), Character generator systems (Chyron Lex, Ross Video Expression, Avid Deko, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability for project management and execution, including budget, timelines
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to ever-changing requirements
  • Ability to work under pressure in a tight deadline, fast paced environment
  • Multi camera remote production experience
  • Easily adept at handling and completing priorities with a heightened sense of responsiveness
  • Customer service focus and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player
  • Creativity & vision
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Self-starter with high energy and excellent follow-through ability
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to effectively multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Solid financial acumen; experience with creating and maintaining production budgets
  • Available at all times to coordinate programming and schedule changes with the Hub