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Thursday, September 26, 2013

F/T - Media Desk Assoc., NBC (NY)

Media Desk Associate, NBC Universal – NY

NBC Universal is seeking a Media Desk Associate. The Media Desk Associate will report to the Media Assets Department of NBCUniversal, Operations & Technical Services. This individual will be responsible for the review and cataloging of all incoming material/media.Responsibilities
  • Work under the direction of Media Desk Assistant Managers, screen and log media for immediate retrieval by NBC News production for daily broadcasts and breaking news
  • Prioritize large volume of incoming content balancing accuracy and speed
  • Edit real-time logs per NBC News archival standards and archiving them to our digital databases
  • Sub-divide (sub-clipping) materials using departments editing tools
  • Assign clips to catalogs utilizing Avid Interplay and Ardome
  • Research and retrieval of archival media records for day of, long-term and breaking news projects per producer’s requests
  • Work closely with various production units within NBC Universal including: NBC News/MSNBC Show Units; Archive Sales and NBC Network Desk
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, liberal arts, or a related field
  • Experience with logging and researching archival material
  • Facility with database research and computer editing applications is essential
  • Must have knowledge of news, current events, and recent history
  • Eligibility Requirements
  • Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
  • Willingness to work extended shifts on short notice to cover breaking news and developing news assignments
  • Must be willing to work in New York or New Jersey
  • Must successfully pass a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted employment authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Previous NBCU experience a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task under deadline pressure
  • Knowledge of video intake
  • Knowledge of AVID Interplay and Ardome a plus
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