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Freelance Editor - SportsNet New York

NBCUniversal, LLC, New York, New York

Create the extraordinary.

Duration: Freelance


Position Overview:

PLEASE NOTE: This is a project / limited term position with an estimated duration of up to 12 months, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.

The Freelance Editor will edit content for use in various / multiple sports programs, both long form and short form content, such as weekly studio-based programs, live news, digital, and remote programs such as teases, highlights, packages, Voice Overs and Sound On Tape. These elements generally are time sensitive and require an eye for detail and a quick hand. At times, the Freelance Editor will be expected to work on their own with little supervision.

Job Duties:
  • Edit for 30 and 60 minute shows
  • Edit show features and long-form programming
  • Edit for Pre and Postgame Live shows, as well as live other programming
  • Edit content for our digital platforms
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Create graphics when needed in Avid


Basic Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Minimum of 1+ years of Avid editing experience required
  • Ability to edit both long and short form packages
  • Ability to color correct
  • Knowledge of Interplay is required

    Additional Job Requirements

    • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
    • It is the policy of SNY 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


    Desired Qualifications


    • Must have well rounded knowledge of Avid and its applications
    • Working knowledge of Marquee title tool is a plus
    • Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Premiere is a plus
    • Willingness to work non-traditional business days/hours
    • Ability to use multiple formats and resolutions
    • Ability to edit under pressure of multiple deadlines
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills required
    • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
    • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities


    SNY is an Emmy Award winning regional sports content creator with both linear television and digital platform distribution. SNY provides unparalleled and exclusive coverage of the New York Mets, New York Jets, UCONN Women’s Basketball and all things New York sports. As New York's leader in local sports coverage, SNY delivers the most comprehensive access to all the Tri-State area's professional and collegiate sports teams through exclusive live games, nightly sports programs, and original entertainment. The linear network serves approximately nine million homes throughout New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, and northeastern Pennsylvania, and nationally through select providers. SNY also distributes up-to-the-minute New York sports news and exclusive series digitally at SNY.tv, and through its social channels on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

    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.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

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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