Freelance Researcher
Posted on 2/21/2023
Union City, NJ, USA
Experience Level
  • 1-5 years' experience or related business experience is required
  • Must demonstrate a passion for and deep knowledge of NHL & MLB and their history
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills - a background in sports writing is preferred
  • Effectively utilize research tools. Experience with Adobe Premiere Edit Software, Diamond Logger, ENPS and other editing computer programs are preferred
  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Individual must work well in a dynamic and team-oriented environment
  • Demonstrate the tact, diplomacy, decisiveness, and superior people skills required in a pressurized live television environment
  • Be extremely organized, demonstrate initiative and an ability to complete multiple assignments in a timely manner
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Possess the manual dexterity to effectively operate keyboard/mouse on computers, edit equipment, etc
  • Ability to lift up to 10 pounds
  • Ability to navigate distances of various lengths within the work environment
  • Write and contribute to research packets. Provide relevant information that contributes to previews and insights for individual games as well as special events (e.g., Winter Classic, All-Star Game, etc.), as assigned
  • Build, edit, and confirm graphics that air throughout daily live programming hours throughout the course of the season
  • Effectively utilize the various research tools, reference materials, and approved vendors at the department's disposal to answer various requests from network Talent and Producers
  • To be an active participant at production meetings and in control room for live shows, adding input and stats/storylines when relevant
  • Other such duties as required
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