NBC Owned Television Stations is looking for a digital sports video editor/producer to edit linear content from local sports broadcasts for digital/mobile/social platforms and create original videos for digital/mobile/social platforms.
We are looking for a candidate with a vast knowledge of and passion for all major sports and a proven ability to create videos that are shareable and have impact with a mobile/social audience. Our ideal candidate is someone who is full of ideas and can take a project from pitch to publication or take someone else’s idea and produce it as if the idea was her/his own. The ideal candidate also knows how to shoot video and have some ability to create motion graphics. He/She will be working on multiple pieces of content simultaneously, from quick-turn daily edits, to something that may take a week or more. The producer/editor will be part of a digital video innovation team working with NBC’s 12 owned stations, NBC Regional Sports Networks and NBCLX.
The editor/producer will assist regional sports networks with daily/nightly coverage, posting highlights, interviews and analysis to social, websites and apps. The editor/producer should know sports and understand the types of things that happen in a game/post-game that will resonate with a digital audience. The editor/producer will also pitch produce and edit digital-first concepts, re-imagine stories broadcast on linear platforms for digital, edit explainers, lifestyle pieces, create listicles, text on screen videos, edit podcasts and work with local teams on projects from a story’s inception to its conclusion.
The right candidate should love sports (especially local), love editing, pitching concepts, enjoy finding innovative ways to tell stories, be a digital video consumer, have excellent people skills and team orientation, be willing to try new things and be comfortable working on everything from a highlight clip to a podcast. We are looking for a self-starter who always wants to create video. Our ideal candidate can pitch a concept, produce, edit and deliver it and be passionate about every step of the way.
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