Production Assistant - NBC Sports Washington

Posted: 4/5/2019

Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Function: Sales & Business Development
Specialty: Business Development, Planning & Strategy
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Job Summary:

The Production Assistant is responsible for supporting the production of live shows. Assists producer, monitors live and recorded events, operates technical equipment as required. Assists in researching, editing and production of feature programming.

Responsibilities:
  • Work with guests who will appear on the show while they are in town for taping
  • Involvement in all show day procedures, assisting production team in all stages of production
  • Assist in booking guests to appear on the show
  • Perform research on potential show topics or guests


  • Basic Qualifications:
    • Minimum 6 months TV experience with radio show or other relevant experience (including internships)
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and the internet


    Desired Characteristics:
    • Experience with live radio shows a plus
    • 1 to 2 years TV Production experience (including internships) preferred
    • Strong interpersonal skills and previous experience booking guests for television
    • Detail oriented
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments under high pressure in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to follow direction and work independently when necessary
    • Superior organizational skills


    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.

    Sports & Olympics
    NBC Sports Group serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBCSN, Golf Channel, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio and NBC Sports Digital, which includes NBCSports.com, NBCOlympics.com, GolfChannel.com, the digital assets of the NBC Sports Regional Networks, Rotoworld, the NBC Sports Talk franchise, multiple apps, and two transactional sports businesses, GolfNow and SportsEngine. NBC Sports Group possesses an unparalleled collection of television rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the International Olympic Committee and United States Olympic Committee, the NFL, NHL, NASCAR, INDYCAR, PGA TOUR, The R&A, PGA of America, Churchill Downs, Premier League, Tour de France, French Open, and many more.

    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.

    We are 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.

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