• Assistant News Director - NBC Chicago

    NBC UniversalChicago, IL 60684

    Job #1575425498

  • Job Number 60625BR

    Job Title Assistant News Director - NBC Chicago

    Business Segment NBCUniversal Local

    Sub-Business NBCUL - WMAQ

    Posting Category Editorial

    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.

    Country United States

    State Illinois

    City Chicago



    • Minimum 5 years' experience working in medium to large markets as a News Director, Executive Producer, or as a news manager (e.g. Managing Editor, Producer or Assistant News Director).

    • BA in Journalism, Communications, Broadcast, or other related majors.

    • Minimum 2 years' experience supervising, coaching, and directing other News/Production employeesADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    • Able to work longer weekly hours as well as weekends when necessary with short notice

    • Must be willing to work in Chicago, IL

    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

    • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through ~~~ to be considered for this position

    Desired Characteristics

    • Strong editorial, writing, producing, interpersonal and management skills are necessary to be successful at this job.

    • Thorough understanding of diversity-related issues and its sensitivity in all aspects of reporting and gathering of news content.

    • Demonstrated leadership, supervisory and team building abilities.

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to work with all levels within the company


    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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