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Researcher - TODAY


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Researcher - TODAY

Jobid 23768-381916

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 36196BR

**Job Title** Researcher - TODAY

**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. 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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New York

**City** New York


As a Researcher, you will work directly with Associate Producers, Producers and Senior Producers to help write and assist in the production of original content for TODAY.

Job Duties

+ Assist in producing original news content, primarily for broadcast, including research, conducting interviews and supporting field producing and shooting.

+ Provide assistance to the head of the ‘Series’ Unit in all aspects of production. May need to provide administrative support, especially during busy times.

+ Pitch story ideas and work on assigned stories developed by the editorial team.

+ Researcher is expected to help fill in for PAs and GFX coordinators, when needed.

+ Assist head of the Today Show Series unit in all aspects of production

+ Flexibility with hours that can include control room needs for series


Basic Qualifications

+ Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communication, English, History or a related field of study.

+ At least one year of experience working in production, at the network or syndication level.

+ Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, as researchers consistently work against deadlines, and often in breaking news situations.Additional Job Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered.

+ Must be willing to work in New York, NY.

+ Must be willing to work overtime, nights, holidays, and weekends, often with short notice.

+ Must be flexible with hours as they can include control room needs for various series’

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

+ DV shooting experience

+ Experience in non-linear editing

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

+ Strong interpersonal skills

+ Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments

+ Knowledge of NBC News Policies and Guidelines and Practices

+ Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news, current events and pop culture

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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