Full Time Job

Researcher

NBC News

New York, NY 03-09-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Responsibilities
As a Researcher for Weekend TODAY, you will work directly with producers and senior producers to help pitch, write and produce news and entertainment content for broadcast.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Assist with full scope of production including research, booking, and pre-interviewing
• Write and produce segments and shots (both live and tape)
• Gather visual elements, prep graphics, and assist with editing for segment production
• Coordinate with technical and operations staff and outside resources selected by producers

Qualifications/Requirements
Basic Qualifications:
• Must have at least one year of editorial experience

working in production at the network level, preferably

with morning television
• Must have a Bachelor's degree.
• Must have strong social media knowledge
• Must be proficient in Outlook and iNews

Additional Job Requirements:
• Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under

tight deadline pressure, including breaking news.
• Must be able to work additional hours beyond scheduled

shift with little or no notice if needed.
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the

United States.

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:
• DV shooting experience
• Knowledge of non-linear editing systems including Avid
• Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news

and current events
• 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

Location
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