Associate Producer

Posted: 5/16/2018

Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Role Purpose
The Associate Producer will work with the Production team to deliver live and same day delay event coverage for the Olympic Channel and other NBC Sports platforms.

  • Report to the show producer and be assigned tasks needed to finalize and deliver shows for broadcast, including but not limited to writing copy, formatting rundowns, ordering and/or creating on-air graphic elements, and assist commentators with research needs.
  • Assist Producers, Editors and Preditors in locating footage and music.
  • Oversee edit sessions at the direction of the producer to create show elements, including b-roll, highlights, interviews, teases, and feature packages.
  • Be able to work in a control room environment and perform the job functions of Associate Producer, Tape Associate Producer, and/or Associate Director when needed.
  • Oversee world feed broadcasts, voice-to-air broadcasts, and/or voice over sessions under the direction of show producer.
  • Work independently and/or as a member of a creative team
  • Proactively offer and communicate new ideas to take the network forward

  • Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Broadcast Journalism or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in sports production
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in field production

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: )
  • Willingness to work overnight hours, weekends, and holidays when needed.
  • 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.

  • Have a deep knowledge of, and interest in, NBC Sports properties, including the Olympics
  • 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

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    When the Comcast-NBCUniversal transaction was completed in January 2011, the two companies combined to form NBC Sports Group, which serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of several assets including NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, Golf Channel, 9 NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio, and NBCSN. NBC Olympics, with more than 90 Emmy Awards for its coverage, is renowned for its unsurpassed, award-winning coverage and at the conclusion of the 2020 Summer Games will have presented a total of 17 Olympic Games and 11 consecutive Games, more than any other U.S. company in both categories. NBCSN, part of the NBC Sports Group, is dedicated to serving passionate sports fans in more than 85 million homes, delivering over 2,400 sporting events annually.

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