The 24/7 broadcast center houses the Los Angeles bureaus of NBC News and Telemundo, KNBC (NBC4 LA) and KVEA, the respective local broadcast stations serving Southern California owned by NBCUniversal. Located on the Universal Studios lot, the new broadcast center is an all high-definition facility, incorporating the latest technology to create a world-class home of journalism and digital content production. The 150,000 SF facility fosters collaboration between the organizations. The design incorporates a file-based newsroom workflow and the latest technologies and enhancements of full-service multi-platform production facilities.
Located on an active production studio lot, two three-story buildings formerly housing the old Technicolor offices built in the 60’s have been demolished. The remaining two buildings are each three-stories and approximately 80,000 SF with a mechanical penthouse. Project scope included complete core and shell renovation; new exterior; new core including elevators, stairs, restrooms, electrical and telephone and data rooms; new mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems; site improvements including new building access and entrances; and a new lobby.