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NBC Universal Managing Editor in Hartford, Connecticut

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NBC Connecticut is looking for an experienced Managing Editor to help execute the daily needs of gathering and creating content for distribution across multiple platforms. The successful candidate is a collaborative and organized visionary with exceptional news judgement and people management skills. This position will report directly to the Assistant News Director. 

In this role, the ideal candidate will:

  • Provide editorial direction to staff including reporters, photographers, assignment editors and producers   

  • Work in tandem with executive producers, to support their need of content gathering for all platforms

  • Approve reporter scripts with an emphasis on enforcing factual integrity and adhering to NBC Connecticut guidelines   

  • Guide, lead and manage the station’s coverage of breaking news and big story coverage

  • Work with the digital team to alert it to breaking news and maximize news coverage on all digital platforms  

  • Identify stories ideas for Telemundo Connecticut

  • Handle weekend planning/major events planning

  • Maintain and share editorial calendar

  • Maintain and share contact data base

  • Be responsible for smooth handover to next shift

  • Participate in the performance appraisal process in conjunction with the VP of News  

  • Perform other duties as assigned including scheduling of assignment desk    

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field  

  • At least 5 years of newsroom experience  

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered  

  • Must be able to work in West Hartford, CT 

  • Must have a flexible schedule with willingness to travel and work long hours and on weekends with short notice  

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

Desired Characteristics:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in news management role

  • Working knowledge of the Connecticut market 

  • Basic understanding of the NBC Connecticut news brands 

  • Experience using content management systems and social media tools

  • Possess “on call” mentality

  • Great people skills with an emphasis on coaching and motivating

  • Proficiency in working with the latest newsroom technologies (both hardware and software)  

  • Ability to help set and communicate newsroom policies  

  • Good collaborative and interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels  

  • A pioneering spirit with desire to learn emerging technologies and invent the future  

  • Will be a fierce competitor  

  • Bilingual in Spanish & English  

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