NBC Universal Coordinating Editor in London, United Kingdom

Job Number 35567BR

Job Title Coordinating Editor

Business Segment NBC News and MSNBC

Sub-Business NBC News International

Posting Category Digital Media

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Career Level Experienced

Country United Kingdom

State/Province - -

City London

Responsibilities

You will coordinate and support Euronews teams from the newsroom, as they produce news pieces and content for both Euronews and NBC News. We’ll look to you to draw on your experience of working on assignment desks and be resourceful in juggling various tasks, including organizing lives and pre-tapes, managing satellite bookings, setting up interviews, and deploying personnel, all while keeping field teams and journalists at Euronews Headquarters up to date with the latest developing news stories and video. You will be a content exchanger, letting Euronews know when NBC produces content of interest, and vice versa.

Qualifications/Requirements

• Coordinating resources and communicating with the senior desk editor, field teams, show producers & editing producers at both Euronews and NBC News.

• Assigning and managing live requests for various Euronews and NBC News platforms

• Coordinating with controls and field teams on live shots

• Updating both networks, editors and field teams with breaking news updates & compelling video

• Compiling accurate staffing logs, editorial updates & output records

• Handling and booking live transmissions or tape windows with third party vendors

• Helping to deploy teams on short notice

• Working with the senior desk editor or individually to identify and pitch key stories & editorial themes

• Verifying stories by contacting local sources, government officials, companies or related individuals

• Working with NBC News’s partners & affiliates to request video, editorial information or assistance for Euronews

• Finding & transmitting key video to Euronews from NBC News and vice versa.

• Supporting the edit room or field edits

• Coordinate with control rooms and field teams on live shots- Ensure accuracy in desk logs, diaries & notes

• Help to establish and to maintain working story & contact files

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

• Experience working on the news desk of a leading international TV news organization, ideally with a US outlet

• Capacity to work in a fast-paced and demanding live news environment

• Strong news judgment, knowledge of current events & familiarity with previous key news stories

• Strong attention to detail & accuracy

• Ability to multi-task

• Excellent communication skills & professional conduct, especially in high-pressure & stressful situations

• Experience with managing & booking satellite operations

• Strong understanding of the role of social media in news broadcasting and multi-platform delivery

• Experience with iNews, Avid Assist & Avid Newscutter, preferred

• Experience of using video agencies, preferred

• Understanding of video and photo licensing, legal principles and rights of usage, preferred

• Familiarity with NBC News output and editorial standards

REQUIREMENTS

• University degree or equivalent experience

• Willingness to work flexible hours, including overnights

• High standard of written English

• Polite phone manner and good communication skills

• Strong teamwork ethic

• Additional languages preferred

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