Multi-platform Production Assistant- NBC sports Chicago

Posted: 12/19/2017

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Job ScopeThe Multi-Platform Production Assistant is a core member of our multi-platform team, focused on cohesion between all of our content teams, from linear, to digital and social. A successful candidate will have an interest in writing, editing, and storytelling with a sports focus. Responsibilities
  • Create content specifically for the website and social media accounts
  • Edit and produce high leverage videos using graphics
  • Work with Drupal content management system to produce content
  • Maintain and manage on-air ticker for programming alerts and breaking news
  • Assist digital, social media, and original content teams in field production
  • Research statistics & stories on the internet
  • Coordinate, gather & input news for network ticker
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in TV Studio Production (internships included)
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
  • Must be able to lift 25lbs and set/strike studio/remote gear
  • Must be willing to work in Chicago
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice (if applicable)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license (if applicable)
  • Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume (if applicable)

    Desired Characteristics
  • Thorough knowledge of local/national sports landscapes
  • Experience with Adobe Premiere / Final Cut Pro strongly preferred
  • General knowledge of social media and how to use it to gather news
  • Proficiency in INEWS or similar newsroom management system
  • Familiar with video production gear

    NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. 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.

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