Photo Researcher

Posted: 6/14/2019

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


Role Summary:
NBC Entertainment is looking for Photo Researcher to support the day-to-day operations of show production and various departments.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Acquire various photo and graphic elements for guest and comedy segments.
  • Utilize internet, and other research techniques to gather photo elements.
  • Identify any clearance, copyright and standards restrictions for acquired elements and properly license all photos & graphic elements.
  • Maintain extensive photo database.
  • Track costs and clearances.
  • Other ad-hoc duties as outlined by Manager.


  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree required.
  • 1+ years of photo research work experience required.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.

    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume for this job online to be considered.
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Must have work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.
  • Must have ability to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings due to news cycles and breaking news.

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Candidate must be able to work in high-pressure situations and on deadline.
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize simultaneous research assignments.
  • A self-starter with good people skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

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