NBC Universal Researcher, Telemundo in Stamford, Connecticut

Job Number 34225BR

Job Title Researcher, Telemundo

Business Segment NBC Sports Group

Sub-Business NBC Sports, NBCSN, & Olympics

Posting Category Research

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ABOUT NBC SPORTS GROUP:

When the Comcast-NBCUniversal transaction was completed in January 2011, the two companies combined to form NBC Sports Group, which serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of several assets including NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, Golf Channel, 12 NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio, and NBCSN. NBC Olympics, with more than 100 Emmy Awards for its coverage, is renowned for its unsurpassed, award-winning coverage and at the conclusion of the 2032 Summer Games will have presented a total of 23 Olympic Games and 17 consecutive Games, more than any other U.S. company in both categories. NBCSN, part of the NBC Sports Group, is dedicated to serving passionate sports fans in more than 85 million homes, delivering over 2,400 sporting events annually.

Career Level Entry-Level

Country United States

State/Province Connecticut

City Stamford

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Develop, compile and circulate information about international soccer on Telemundo, Universo, NBC Sports and NBCSN programming schedule, including but not limited to FIFA, CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers, Liga MX and Premier League. The position could also require work on other NBC Sports Group / Telemundo sports properties as assigned, including but not limited to the Olympics and horse racing.

  • Maintain the accuracy and integrity of on-air content

  • Work with producers and on-air talent to develop story ideas, gather story-related research, and fact check scripts (both pre-produced and live broadcast)

  • Prepare on-air talent prior to shows, and provide accurate, on the spot information during broadcasts

  • Contribute to production and editorial meetings, create and write research and story memos for production and talent, and respond to specific research requests

  • Become an expert in the stories, athletes, rules, results, history and pertinent contextual information for international soccer coverage across NBC Sports Group

  • Contribute to research projects across NBC Sports Group properties, as required

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related fieldAdditional Qualifications

  • Strong journalistic instincts

  • Strong command of both the English and Spanish languages

  • Candidates should be creative and independent thinkers and strong, efficient writers

  • Submission of writing samples requiredEligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )

  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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