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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Researcher

Jobid 23768-374493

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 34806BR

**Job Title** Researcher

**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


• Coordinate the gathering and feeding of news materials

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

• Help monitor social media sites & the web often and as needed

• Assist with full scope of production including research, booking, and pre-interviewing

• Gather visual elements and assist with editing for segment production

• Coordinate with technical and operations staff and outside resources selected by producers

• Other responsibilities may change depending on breaking news and scheduling

• Gather visual elements and assist with editing for segment production


• Must be proficient in Outlook, iNews, Twitter, Facebook, etc

• Must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

• Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news

• Must be willing to work weekends

• Must be able to work additional hours beyond scheduled shift with little or no notice if needed.

• Must be willing to work in New York, New York.

**Desired Characteristics**

• Ability to shoot digital video and/or still photography

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

• Strong story telling ability

• Knowledge of non-linear editing systems including Avid

• Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news and current events

• Strong interpersonal skills.

• Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments.

• Knowledge of NBC News Policies and Guidelines and Practices.

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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