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Producer – NBC Sports Chicago

NBCUniversal, LLC, Chicago, Illinois

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


The Producer will report to the Director, Studio Content and work on NBC Sports Chicago’s linear programming including but not limited to live pregame and postgame shows for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago Blackhawks, and Chicago White Sox.

Duties include the production and execution of our studio shows and coordination with talent, creative, live events, studio, and production personnel.

  • Preparation and execution of live and taped studio programming.
  • Proactively pitch original, timely and innovative content ideas to staff
  • Determine video and sound for segments.
  • Thorough knowledge of Chicago and national sports required
  • Coordinate with Creative department on art and graphics needed
  • Execute all sales and promo initiatives
  • Be aware of latest trends and storylines with Chicago teams
  • Plan and execute best show possible and make timely and relevant content decisions
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • At least 3+ years working in a studio environment including being primary producer for shows
  • Experience building show rundowns, and successfully communicating and executing live segments.
  • Knowledge of Chicago and national sports.

    Additional Job Requirements:
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in person in our Chicago studio
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or must undergo regular COVID-19 testing if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
  • Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment, preferably in a fast-paced newsroom and/or production company
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Thorough knowledge of Chicago sports.
  • Passionate about sports and desire to bring the best to the production team every day.
  • Proven ability to prioritize and make critical programming decisions under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively with both technical and editorial personnel.

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    NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.
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    NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

    Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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