Contract Job

Line Producer, Olympic Games

NBC Sports

Stamford, CT 09-29-2020
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  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Freelance Producer - Line, Olympic Games


PLEASE NOTE: This is a project / limited term position with an estimated duration of 1 month during Games Time, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.

Role Purpose:
The Producer will work with the production team to deliver live and same day delay event coverage during the Olympic Games.

• Produce studio segments for the Olympic Games
• Prepare shows for broadcast, including but not limited to writing copy, formatting rundowns, ordering on-air graphic elements, and assisting commentators.
• Oversee the creation of show elements, including b-roll, highlights, interviews, teases, and feature packages.
• Work independently and/or as a member of a creative team
• Proactively offer and communicate new ideas to take the coverage forward

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree, preferably in Broadcast Journalism or related field.
• Minimum five (5) years' experience in sports production

Eligibility Requirements:
• Ability to work the full duration of the Olympic Games
• Willingness to work overtime, overnight hours, weekends
• Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
• 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.

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:
• Have a deep knowledge of, and interest in, the Olympics
• Experience producing studio show for sports network
• Capable of working in a fast-paced environment, and ''go the extra mile'' under tight deadlines
• Ability to multitask and manage a variety of responsibilities on a day-to-day basis.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a team
• Possess a high level of initiative
• Exceptional oral and written communication skills