NBC Universal Researcher in New York, New York
Job Number 34825BR
Job Title Researcher
Business Segment NBC News and MSNBC
Sub-Business NBC News
Posting Category TV Content & Production
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Career Level Entry-Level
Country United States
State/Province New York
City New York
As a Researcher, you will work directly with Associate Producers, Producers and Senior Producers to help write and assist in the production of original content for TODAY.
Assist in producing original news content, primarily for broadcast, including research, conducting interviews and supporting field producing and shooting.
Researcher is expected to both pitch story ideas and work on assigned stories developed by the editorial team.
Researcher is expected to help fill in for PAs and GFX coordinators, where needed.
Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communication, English, History or a related field of study.
1+ years of experience working in production, at the network or syndication level.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, as researchers consistently work against deadlines, and often in breaking news situations.Additional Job Requirements
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
Must be willing to work in New York, NY
Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
Must be “on call” 24 hours a day / 7 days a week
DV shooting experience
Experience in non-linear editing
Strong journalistic writing skills, research skills, and editorial judgment
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments
Knowledge of NBC News Policies and Guidelines and Practices
Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news, current events and pop culture
Experience using social media
Ability to work with various NBC News departments, including the HUB, Satellite Operations, Crew Desk, Graphics, Affiliate Relations and NBC News Channel.
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