Overnight Researcher

Posted: 9/16/2018

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


As an Overnight 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. The shift for this position is Sunday through Thursday.
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.Researchers are expected to help fill in for Pas and Gfx coordinator, whenever needed.Responsible for all teases, intros and tag b-rolls in the 7, 8, 9 and 10a hours of the showTape producer for Trending and PopStart segmentsGather material for the show opens (stills, videos, breaking news elements)Coordinate with the late/overnight researchers and help with last minute b-roll requests or fixesWork with an editor and push material to playback

Basic Qualifications:
• Must have a Bachelor’s degree
• Must have 1+ years of 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 candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
• Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
• Must be willing to work in NYC.

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.
• Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news, current events and pop culture.

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