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Overnight Researcher - TODAY

New York, NY
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Overnight Researcher - TODAY

Jobid 23768-389746

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 37657BR

**Job Title** Overnight Researcher - TODAY

**Business Segment** NBC News Group

**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.

**Country** United States

**State** New York

**City** New York


As an Overnight Researcher, you will work directly with Associate Producers, Producers and Senior Producers to help write and assist in the production of original content for the third hour of TODAY. The hours for this position are 12:00am – 9:00am.

Job Duties

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

+ 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.


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 www.nbcunicareers.com 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 willing to work overnight hours of midnight – 9am.

**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. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

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