NBC University

When: Thursday, Sept. 5, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Cost: Free (admittance by application only)


Request an application

Send us an email with the subject line "NBC U: NAHJ San Antonio app request” to request an application. The deadline to apply is August 16.

Please note applicants should be registered members of NAHJ and registered to attend EIJ19. If accepted into the program, you will be responsible for covering your transportation costs and will be expected to bring a laptop or iPad to NBC University.

What is NBC University?

Are you interested in learning more from America’s leading news organization? With #1 programs across network and cable news, we are a team of best-in-class journalists ... NBC University convenes our best and brightest to give you a window into how we produce for network news, cable, digital, streaming and local.

We are looking for innovative, energetic, and intensely curious journalists and producers interested in taking their craft to the next level. NBC University 2019 is a selective program that will take admitted applicants on a journey — from story concept to creation. We will begin by sharing tips on how to successfully pitch your ideas to news executives and produce stories with impact.

You will be challenged to pitch ideas, write and produce a script on deadline, as well as present a production and social plan for your reports. This full-day hands-on workshop in Spanish and English is scheduled on September 5th for registered members of the NAHJ attending the convention in San Antonio is designed to teach on-air reporters and multimedia journalists how to break down news events quickly and report stories clearly. By participating in this free workshop, experienced journalists will expand their reporting skills and engage with NBC talent and senior executives and producers. And for the first time, NBC University will also offer a concurrent Spanish-language track. News executives and on-air talent from Noticias Telemundo and the Telemundo Station Group will work with pre-selected participants on writing compelling news stories for Spanish-language broadcasts and producing for digital platforms.


What should I expect?

— Timed writing and reporting exercises
— Conversations with NBC professionals to identify the most effective tools to improve storytelling


Who should apply?

NBC University is ideal for attendees who are:
— Producers with at least three years of experience hoping to move up the ranks and learn new skills
— On-air talent looking to move into a new market
— Veteran journalists interested in new media


Request an application

Send us an email with the subject line "NBC U: NAHJ San Antonio app request” to request an application. The deadline to apply is August 16.

Please note applicants should be registered members of NAHJ and registered to attend EIJ19. If accepted into the program, you will be responsible for covering your transportation costs and will be expected to bring a laptop or iPad to NBC University.


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