Posted on Nov 15, 2018 by National Football League
NFL Network is looking for a seasonal Ticker Operator. The assignment will last 7 months and the operator will work approximately 16 to 30 hours a week.
Roles & Responsibilities
- Be able to thrive in breaking- news environment
- Provide NFL Network ticker with real-time scoring, statistics, updates and all statistical information * Be accountable for the accuracy and timeliness of all content * Make editorial decisions, write and edit bulletins in a real-time environment
- Know AP style
- Ensure the accuracy of live news-and-information shows
- Research original content for full-screen graphics, original pieces, and providing live updates to talent in studio Ideal candidate has passion for football and passion for news, knowledge of NFL history, rules. Must know league inside-out.
Bachelors Degree required. Background in journalism preferred.
Strong communication skills are necessary, with an eye for detail. Temporary ticker operator must be flexible with schedule, required to work some nights and weekends.
Thrives in breaking news situation Fluid it when it comes to scheduling.