Producer

Posted on Nov 16, 2018 by NBC Sports Group

Stamford, CT 06901
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Responsibilities

Role Purpose
Lead a production team in producing international and domestic sporting events for television broadcasts in the U.S.

Responsibilities
  • Producer will work in both control room and post-production environments to create and oversee the final output of shows for broadcast.
  • Lead the direction and flow of show and communicate directly with on-air announcers, control room staff, master control, and post-production personnel.
  • Coordinate with traffic department to create show/commercial formats that flow properly with the event/competition formats.
  • Work with graphics department on requests for graphic and animation elements for each show.
  • Communicate with world feed vendors and host broadcasters to receive event and world feed broadcast information.
  • Create work schedules for your specific production team for prep and show days.
  • Write copy for on-air announcers when necessary.
  • Oversee associate producers and production assistants when they are producing shows and show elements for air.

  • Work with research department to gather information for on-air announcers.
  • Act as show AD, tape AP, and other control room positions when needed

  • Qualifications/Requirements

    Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of seven (7) years television experience
  • Minimum of two (2) years of live sports producing experience
  • Prior experience operating in control room and post production environment
  • Strong knowledge of sports with an emphasis on Olympic sports.
  • Willing to travel for remote productions.
  • Must be willing to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • 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
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Must possess poise under pressure and be able to meet tight deadlines, change and numerous other tasks
  • Ability to maintain accuracy and details as it pertains to the broadcasts
  • Must be creative and possess excellent copy editing skills
  • Excellent knowledge of current events, regionally, nationally, as well as, internationally
  • Ability to guide writers, reporters, contributors, production assistants and others in order to complete a well-structured newscast
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities
  • Must be a team player
  • Must be organized and detail oriented
  • Must be willing to take constructive feedback
  • Have exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Reference: 561324230

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