Full Time Job

Researcher, Today

NBC News

New York, NY 11-24-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities

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 the TODAY show.

Job Duties:
• 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 Production Assistants, Desk Assistants and Graphics coordinators, where needed

Qualifications/Requirements
• Must have a Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related

field of study
• 2+ 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:
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY
• Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on

weekends with short notice

Desired Characteristics
• 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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkqozk-52-205-167-104-42 in your application.