As a 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 TODAY show.

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
  • Help fill in for PAs and GFX coordinators, where needed


  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism,
Communication, English, History or a related field of

  • 1+ years of experience working in production, at the
network or syndication level

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY

  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on
weekends with short notice

  • Must be “on call” 24 hours a day / 7 days a week

Desired Characteristics

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, as
 researchers consistently work against deadlines, and
 often in breaking news situations
  • DV shooting experience

  • Experience in non-linear editing

  • Strong journalistic writing skills, research skills, and
editorial judgment

  • Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments

  • Knowledge of NBC News Policies and Guidelines and

  • Demonstrated strong knowledge and interest in news,
 current events and pop culture

  • Experience using social media

  • Ability to work with various NBC News departments,
 including the HUB, Satellite Operations, Crew Desk,
 Graphics, Affiliate Relations and NBC News Channel.

Job ID: 65072BR

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