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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Researcher, NBC Network Newsgathering

Jobid 23768-373800

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 34657BR

**Job Title** Researcher, NBC Network Newsgathering

**Business Segment** NBC News and MSNBC

**Sub-Business** NBC News

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** 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. 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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New York

**City** New York


NBC News is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Researcher. In this position you will coordinate with and support management, directors, assignment editors, desk and social reporters, video producers, multimedia producers in the NBC Network Newsgathering Desk to help support newsgathering and coverage for broadcast, cable and digital platforms and brands.

In addition to the above duties, responsibilities will also include:

●Coordinate the gathering and feeding of news materials

●Assist in breaking news & on-going story coverage through internet research and phone calls

●Conduct a variety of searches

●Help monitor monitoring of social media sites & the web often and as needed

●Assist the newsgathering team with phone inquiries and other requests

●Other responsibilities may change depending on breaking news and scheduling

●Monitor competitive broadcasts, cable and digital platforms


●Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or a related field

●Ability to multitask under pressure

●Knowledge of NBC News programs, on-air correspondents, policies, guidelines and practices

●Minimum one year professional network news experience, either with a program, bureau or assignment

●Must be willing and able to work flexible hours , under tight deadline pressure, occasionally with little or no warning (i.e. breaking news).

●Ability to work effectively in a stressful, deadline driven environment where teamwork is fostered

●Must be willing to work in New York, NY

**Desired Characteristics**

●Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news and current events

●Knowledge of NBC News Policies and Guidelines and Practices

●Strong research skills and editorial judgment

●Fluency in the Internet and AVID iNews

●Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments while under extreme deadlines

●Excellent time management skills

●Team player with proven interpersonal skills

●Strong journalistic writing skills, research skills, and editorial judgment

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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