Freelance Production Assistant, Highlights (NFL, College Football & College Basketball - Studio) - NBC Sports

Stamford, CT

Job Description

PLEASE NOTE: This is a part-time project / limited term position. Engagement will be per event/assignment based upon business need. Employment can be amended or terminated as deliverables for the assignment are completed.

The Highlights Production Assistant is responsible for cutting highlights for NFL & College Football games plus College Basketball games. Note: Football season (Late August to January) and College Basketball season (November to early March).


  • Produce short form highlights in an Avid or EVS setting that summarize the story of the game with time limitations while maintaining editorial sensibilities and shot sheet accuracy under time constraints/deadlines
  • Cut pre & post-game interviews using sound editorial judgement and/or at the direction of the Producer / Playback Producer
  • Work quickly and effectively to communicate with Producers, Directors, and EVS operators
  • Secure video and audio footage to be used in highlight packages
  • Multitask and perform highlight responsibilities while simultaneously listening to our On-Air Talent and Producers


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ Degree or equivalent work experience
  • One (1+) year minimum of professional production experience in production
  • Possess a level of sports knowledge, especially football and basketball

Desired Characteristics

  • Deep familiarity and tactical understanding of NFL, College Football and College Basketball
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • High level of initiative
  • Team player

Eligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Ability to get to Stamford during off hours when public transportation is not available
  • Must be able to work weekends and early morning hours in addition to weekdays

Required On-Site: This position is required to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite - Stamford, CT.

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].


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