Researcher

Posted: 6/22/2018

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


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 TODAY.

Job Duties:
  • Assist in producing original news content, primarily for broadcast, including research, conducting interviews, and supporting field producing and shooting.
  • Pitch story ideas and work on assigned storied developed by the editorial team.
  • Researcher is expected to help fill in for PA’s and GFX coordinators, where needed.


  • Basic Qualifications:
    • Must have a Bachelor’s degree and at least one year experience working in production, at the network or syndication level.
    • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment as the researchers consistently work against deadlines and often, in breaking news situations.

    Additional Job Requirements:
    • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered.
    • Must be willing to work in New York City.
    • Proficiency with Outlook and iNews.
    • All candidates must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

    Desired Qualifications:
    • 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.

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