Status: Full-time position
Location: Miami, FL
Job Summary: The planning editor will coordinate coverage in advance for key stories and scheduled special events utilizing strong editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills.
Qualifications: BA or equivalent in Journalism or related field, or one-year broadcast experience
Duties: Plan, research and set-up enterprise stories
Create a daily coverage plan list of compelling visual stories.
Track and document newsworthy stories
Establish strong contacts with news sources in the coverage area
Produce stories for special event programming
Research content for multiple platforms
Plan resources to ensure stories are adequately covered. Brief and Deploy reporters ahead of time.
Establish a follow up process with reporters on elements, contacts and other important information pertaining to the story
Monitor electronic and printed sources for news
Provide live shot coordination during evening newscasts
Perform other duties as needed and directed by news management
Interested candidates can apply on line at www.nbcunicareers.com. The position number is #15965BR