Freelance Production Assistant (Olympic Games) - NBC Sports

  • Full-time
  • Business Segment: NBC Sports

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Job Description

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 not limited to:

  • Assist production personnel in all phases of Olympic sports production in both live control room and edit environments
  • Report to the show producer/associate producer and execute tasks needed to finalize and deliver shows for broadcast
  • Assist producers and editors in locating and organizing footage and music.
  • Contribute to edit sessions to help create show elements, including b-roll, highlights, and graphics
  • Proactively develop and communicate ideas to improve broadcasts


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Preferred one (1) year experience in Sports Television Production, preferably in live control room and in post-production environments

Desired Characteristics:

  • Versatile, self-motivated, energetic
  • Extremely organized; attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
  • Have a familiarly with, and interest in, Olympic sports
  • Strong knowledge and interest in sports television production
  • 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
  • Familiarity with AVID post-production workflow
  • Strong research skills and editorial instincts

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 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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