- Researcher, Nightly News

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Researcher, Nightly News


Researcher, Nightly News

$20/hour - $25/hour
• Emerging Level


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 Nightly News.

Category Video Editor  Writers 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Nov 28, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Assist in producing original news content, primarily for broadcast, including, but not limited to, research, conducting interviews, writing and editing scripts, field producing and shooting, and overseeing editing
  • Pitch story ideas and work on assigned stories developed by the editorial team
  • Edit short video clips to air on the broadcast, and coordinate graphic requests between the producers and the artists.
  • Help fill in for PAs where needed
  • Contribute to the web
  • This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Pay range: $20-$25 an hour
Basic Qualifications:
  • Must have at least two years editorial experience working in production at the network level
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree
  • Must be proficient in Outlook and iNews
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news. Schedules will rotate, but must be able to work all shifts, including weekends and overnights
  • Must be able to work additional hours beyond scheduled shift with little or no notice, if needed
Additional Job Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in NY
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Desired Characteristics:
  • DV shooting experience
  • Experience in non-linear editing
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news and current events 
  • 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
  • Experience producing long-form programming for a network or cable news operation
  • Investigative reporting experience

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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