Researcher, Nightly News
New York, NY
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.
• 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
• 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
• 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
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments
• Knowledge of NBC News Policies and Guidelines and