Freelance Production Assistant, Graphics (Olympic Games) - NBC Sports
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As a Production Assistant, you will work with the production team to help deliver live and same day delay event coverage during the Olympic Games.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a project / limited term position with an estimated duration of 1 month during Games Time, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Research and build a variety of on-air graphic elements
- Work with Chyron operator to deliver graphics in a live control room and to a post-production environment
- Assist production personnel in all phases of Olympic sports production
- Report to the show producer/associate producer and execute tasks needed to finalize and deliver shows for broadcast
- Proactively develop and communicate ideas to improve broadcasts
- Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Broadcast Journalism or related field
- Minimum one (1) year of graphics experience in Sports Television Production, preferably in live control room and in post-production environments
- Experience as graphics production assistant
- Versatile, self-motivated, energetic
- Extremely organized; attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
- Familiarly with, and interest in, Olympic sports
- Ability to learn and apply new skills/processes quickly
- Multi-task and manage a variety of responsibilities on a day-to-day basis
- Work effectively both independently and as part of a team
- Excellent communication ability
- Proven research skills and editorial instincts
- 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
- Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
Required On-Site: This position is required to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite - Stamford, CT.
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