- Footage Researcher

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Footage Researcher


Footage Researcher

• Emerging Level


Seeking a creative and tenacious footage researcher well-versed in current events, breaking news, politics, entertainment, and sports. Ideal candidate is technically minded, and able to thrive in high-pressure situations under strict deadlines.

Category Digital Media  Social Media  Video Editor 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jan 04, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Must be able to multi-task and prioritize simultaneous research assignments.  Experience with licensing and copyright law a plus.

  • Quickly research general web and stock footage sources for compelling footage.
  • Obsessive knowledge of pop culture, politics, and Internet culture.
  • Strong editorial voice only selecting the best clips of the day.
  • Ability to work in a team environment as a member of a daily production team. 
  • Knowledge of clip libraries and stock footage sources a plus.
  • Identify any clearance, copyright restrictions for acquired elements.
  • Track costs and clearances.
  • Maintain extensive footage database.
  • Minimum one year of footage research/info gathering and licensing work experience required.
  • Proficiency in Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere preferred.
  • Windows and Mac proficient, knowledge of video file formats, video transcoding, video editing, must be Internet savvy with strong research skills.
  • Working knowledge of various web-based video sites, as well as common social media platforms.
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume for this job online to be considered.
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.
  • Must have ability to work flexible hours.
Additional Requirements:
  • Required On-Site: This position is required to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite.
  • Weekly salary range: $1,090 - $1,350

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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