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Researcher

NBC


Location:
Stamford, CT
Date:
08/18/2017
2017-08-182017-09-16
Job Code:
35526BR
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Researcher

Jobid 23768-378526

Location: Stamford, CT, 06912, USA

Description **Job Number** 35526BR

**Job Title** Researcher

**Business Segment** NBC Sports Group

**Sub-Business** NBC Sports, NBCSN, & Olympics

**Posting Category** Research

**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. 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 NBC SPORTS GROUP:

When the Comcast-NBCUniversal transaction was completed in January 2011, the two companies combined to form NBC Sports Group, which serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of several assets including NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, Golf Channel, 12 NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio, and NBCSN. NBC Olympics, with more than 100 Emmy Awards for its coverage, is renowned for its unsurpassed, award-winning coverage and at the conclusion of the 2032 Summer Games will have presented a total of 23 Olympic Games and 17 consecutive Games, more than any other U.S. company in both categories. NBCSN, part of the NBC Sports Group, is dedicated to serving passionate sports fans in more than 85 million homes, delivering over 2,400 sporting events annually.

**Career Level** Entry-Level

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Connecticut

**City** Stamford

**Responsibilities**

Responsibilities



+ Develop, compile and circulate information about sports and athletes on NBC Sports and NBC Sports Network programming schedule, including but not limited to the Premier League, NHL, NFL, NASCAR, F1, IndyCar, horse racing, cycling, and college football, basketball and hockey

+ Maintain the accuracy and integrity of on-air content

+ Work with producers and on-air talent to develop story ideas, gather story-related research, and fact check scripts (both pre-produced and live broadcast)

+ Prepare on-air talent prior to shows, and provide accurate, on the spot information during broadcasts

+ Duties include contributing to production and editorial meetings, creating and writing a daily research and story memo for production and talent, and responding to specific research requests

+ Researchers are expected to become experts in the stories, athletes, rules, results, and histories in every sport televised by NBC Sports and the NBC Sports Network

+ Be prepared to contribute to research projects across NBC Sports Group properties, as required

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Basic Qualifications



+ Bachelor’s degree

+ Minimum one (1) year experience in sports information, research, broadcast/print journalism and/or related field

+ Submission of writing samples requiredEligibility Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )

+ Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

+ Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

+ Must be 18 years or older

+ It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses 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 Characteristics**



+ Strong background in journalism - specifically, experience as a senior writer or editor at a college or professional daily newspaper or top line magazine.

+ Experience with providing sports information for on-air broadcasters

+ Candidates should be creative and independent thinkers and strong, efficient writers.



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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