Full Time Job

Researcher / Production Associate, Meet The Press


Washington, DC 05-02-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description


We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

''Meet the Press with Kristen Welker'' is looking for a Researcher/Production Associate with exceptional editorial skills, strong news judgment, a demonstrated expertise in covering politics and policy, as well as strong tape, digital and social skills.

• Work with graphic artists and graphics coordinator to conceive, develop and execute graphics
• Translate political polling to television, with attention to detail
• Generate and pitch show ideas, program guests and franchise segments
• Produce political panel
• Gather sound and assist with ''Meet the Press'' interview elements and spots
• Produce guest research and write questions for ''Meet the Press'' moderator
• Shoot and edit stories for digital and social platforms, and elements for broadcast
• Edit show promos, early release clips and other show franchises
• Identify top news-making moments for NBC News affiliates
• Assist with show archiving
• Edit and socialize breakout clips for social platforms, including TikTok, Instagram, and
• Contribute to ''Meet the Press'' blog
• Assist with podcast production for ''The Chuck ToddCast'' and other audio projects

• At least 2 years of experience in news production
• At least 2 years of tape, field and editing experience
• Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience
• Must be willing to work in Washington, DC
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be available to work Saturdays & Sundays as part of the regular weekly schedule and evenings and holidays as required

Desired Characteristics:
• Exceptional editorial skills
• Excellent news judgment and communication skills
• Extensive knowledge of and demonstrated passion for politics and public policy
• Strong writing and research skills
• Creative, independent thinking skills
• Strong shooting and editing skills
• Up to date on periodicals, including op-eds
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Ability to perform well under pressure

Additional Requirements:
• Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website.

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rn1z2m-44-210-83-132-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $20.00 to $25.00 Per Hour ($ USD)