Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Stamford


Ticker Researcher - NBC Sports
TV Content & Production
NBC Sports Group
NBC Sports is looking for a ticker researcher to produce and operate the on-air ticker. Because the  ticker is direct to air on every program, the ticker researcher must be able to make editorial decisions, write and edit headlines and sports news stories in a timely fashion. The ticker researcher will be accountable for the accuracy and timeliness of all content and must research newsworthy and sport-specific content for all NBC Sports Group shows and properties.

Research, write, edit, and fact check all on-air ticker content
Make editorial decisions, write and edit headlines and sports news stories in a real-time environment
Provide NBCSG tickers with real-time scoring, statistics, updates and all sports news information
Write and identify breaking news stories, promotional copy, and program alerts in timely fashion
Collaborate with production team and research staff to craft ticker content for live studio programming, including both show-specific and general sport information
Clearly communicate with the control room leadership, master control, and outside technical and data providers to ensure a sound on-air product
Develop and implement strategy for multiple sport-specific ticker playlists
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
The ticker researcher must also be familiar with all NBC Sports programming in order to accurately and creatively promote upcoming shows and events

Basic Qualifications

Minimum one (1) year of experience in sports journalism or related field
Must demonstrate excellent journalism, writing and typing skills
Must be detail oriented with a strong knowledge of sports
Must be able to handle breaking news
Understand current sports events
Must be able to handle high volume of work quickly and accurately

Eligibility Requirements
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be 18 years or older
It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Desired Characteristics
Desired Characteristics

Familiarity of on-air ticker operation is preferred
Self-starter with demonstrated initiative
Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work on a team, multi-task, and collaborate effectively with others
Ability to work in a fast paced, high-pressure environment

Sub-BusinessNBC Sports Group Production
Career Level
CountryUnited States
About Us
NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.

NBC Sports Group serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBCSN, Golf Channel, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio and NBC Sports Digital, which includes,,, the digital assets of the NBC Sports Regional Networks, Rotoworld, the NBC Sports Talk franchise, multiple apps, and two transactional sports businesses, GolfNow and SportsEngine. NBC Sports Group possesses an unparalleled collection of television rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the International Olympic Committee and United States Olympic Committee, the NFL, NHL, NASCAR, INDYCAR, PGA TOUR, The R&A, PGA of America, Churchill Downs, Premier League, Tour de France, French Open, and many more.
NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and

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