NBC Universal Production Assistant in Chicago, Illinois

Job Number 36322BR

Job Title Production Assistant

Business Segment NBC Sports Group

Sub-Business NBC Sports Regional Networks

Posting Category TV Content & Production

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Career Level Entry-Level

Country United States

State/Province Illinois

City Chicago


Job Scope

  • Production Assistant is expected to work closely with the show Producer to brainstorm ideas, look up statistics, and build graphics into our show rundown. They will also be responsible for printing scripts for talent and logging games.Responsibilities

  • Log games/interviews and prepare scripts for Talent & Directors.

  • Gather statistics/information and enter into our chyron graphics system.

  • Research statistics & stories on the internet

  • Assist in content creation/coordination between Production and Digital departments

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

  • Willingness to work nights, weekends, and overtime when needed

  • Must be very familiar with Chicago sports and athletes

  • Must have basic knowledge of the 4 major sports and be familiar with other sportsAdditional Job Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in Chicago

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications

  • Thorough knowledge or local/national sports landscapes

  • General knowledge of social media and how to use it to gather news

  • Proficiency in INEWS or similar newsroom management system

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