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Production Assistant, Editorial

NBCUniversal, LLC, Universal City, California

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


Role Summary:
The Editorial Production Assistant for ACCESS is responsible for supporting the producers of the shows as needed, and for logging all materials as requested by Manager.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Participate in content creation from conceptualization through the various stages of execution, to include: Research/Writing/Studio/Field Work/Post and Voiceover direction.
  • Assist producers in locating and obtaining footage and soundbites.
  • Assist producers in the field on shoots, as required
  • Assist producers in setting up segments, as required
  • Participate in social media strategies, as required
  • Log other materials as needed by the producers of the show.
  • Verbatim transcription of ACCESS field tapes/incoming feeds.
  • Screen various network shows & synopses.
  • Assignments from ACCESS news desk as required
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager


Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
• Minimum 2-year experience working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
• Minimum 1-year experience in television, Production Assistant work a plus
• I News, ENPS, or Media Central experience desirable

Eligibility Requirements:
• Interested candidates must submit a resume for this job online to be considered
• Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
• 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.
• 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.

Desired Characteristics:
• To be successful in this position you must be a total entertainment/pop culture fanatic and have a complete grasp of all aspects of social media, television, film and music.
• Strong interpersonal skills -- with a demonstrated ability to work with others efficiently in fast-paced, high-pressure situations -- are required.
• The ability to work with the other PAs in a team-oriented environment, often with minimal direct supervision is essential.
• Excellent attention to detail and a desire to learn and master new skills is a must.
• Strong typing skills are required.

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. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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.

NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

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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