Breaking News (NBCUniversal)

Reinventing breaking news to anticipate what's uniquely important to each of us

Founded 2009
16-50 employees
  • Consumer Mobile
  • Headquarters address
    701 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
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    Think breaking news is broken? So do we.

    So we're reinventing it with a unique startup called Breaking News (you may follow our Twitter account @breakingnews). We're a smart team of developers, designers and journalists who are building a platform that delivers the breaking news that's uniquely important to people -- as it happens.

    For example, we're the first app to alert our users when a big story breaks near them.

    Breaking News is a nimble startup that's owned by NBC News. We build what we want with the backing of a large media company (that doesn't mess with us). We're based in Seattle with team members in New York, Los Angeles and London.

    We're a predominately a mobile company with Android, iOS and Windows apps along with a responsive site. It's all powered by a real-time platform built in Python/Django with a range of killer APIs that the news industry can only drool about. And with the explosion of TV apps, wearables, etc., we have plenty to challenge you with.

    Tech stack

    Python, Django, Heroku, AWS, iOS, Android


    Compensation and retirement

    401k plan

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