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Full-time jobs


Title: NBA Insider

Company Overview: Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

Position Overview: Our SNY Insiders are the go-to inside source for news and information about our New York teams, leveraging team/league sources to break news, write features, discover and create viral and engaging content. Reporting to the digital Editor-In-Chief and the VP of Studio Programming & Production, Insiders will work across digital and linear, often appearing on our linear programs and will help write, edit and produce compelling digital video packages, in addition to daily written beat reporting/feature writing across their assigned teams.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Produce a mixture of features, deep-dive and snackable content to grow SNY's digital and linear audience
• Work directly with our assignment desk and Editor-In-Chief to help plan and execute content strategies. Attend games, practices, press-conference and media availabilities as needed
• Contribute/host podcasts, Facebook Live events, promote and distribute content on personal social media channels as well as aid in the growth of SNY social platforms
• Collaborate with other SNY writers and reporters on special events (major signing, draft, combine, game days) to ensure the proper content is being created
• Be on-call for breaking news, phoners or in-studio appearances
• Research, write and report multiple stories per week
• Break stories and write and report with accuracy and skill under deadline pressure
• Conceptualize, develop and pursue original, standout exceptional enterprise journalism
• Ensure all reporting is factual and accurate
• Spot trending content before it takes off, and pitch stories to Editor-In-Chief and Editorial Producers

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

• Bachelor's degree or higher in journalism, communications or related field
• Minimum 5 years covering relevant New York market teams and leagues, or equivalent reporting/on-air talent experience
• Exceptional writer with the ability to leverage pop culture effectively in creating relevant content engaging for SNY's audiences
• Deep expertise on local teams and leagues
• Prolific ability to conceptualize, ideate, and execute effective coverage of multiple developing stories and angles on a day-to-day basis.
• Knowledge and experience working with current media creation tools and contemporary newsroom systems
• Willingness to work long hours and on weekends with short notice
• Previous on-air or studio experience preferred
• Passionate about sports; deep interest and knowledge of New York sports strongly preferred

Location: New York, NY

Reports To: Editor-In-Chief and VP of Studio Programming & Production

To apply, click here.


Title: Digital Editorial Producer

Company Overview: Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center, we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

Position Overview: The Digital Editorial Producer will write, edit, manage and coordinate content across SNY's digital platforms, delivering great stories using data to help drive decisions. The Digital Editorial Producer, reporting to the Senior Editorial Producer, will help coordinate a team of writers and editors to ensure that the network provides users with the most relevant, timely and engaging online New York sports content possible. Must be able to work nights in the office until as late as 2 a.m.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Proactively propose original, timely and innovative stories covering New York sports.
  • Produce, write, edit and post stories (textual, video, photos, and audio) to our digital properties utilizing a content management system and other digital tools.
  • Help post and manage the placement of content on the SNY home page that reflects the most relevant and timely news in New York sports.
  • Report on various events (games, practices, etc.) and provide articles in a timely manner covering the key news/storylines of the day.
  • Promote content with journalistically accurate, creative, engaging and SEO friendly headlines.
  • Assist Senior Editorial Producer with editorial calendar by working with insiders, digital video and social teams, while developing story ideas.
  • Proactively search for latest and relevant content around the web, social media and other platforms that can be spun into stories relevant to our fans ("content mining").
  • Work with video creation team to plan and release compelling video to our platforms.
  • Produce newsletters, manage alerts.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a passionate writer/editor with a deep knowledge of New York sports and its professional and collegiate teams, who knows how to aggregate, find and post engaging sports content.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience editing & producing digital sports content.
  • Willingness to work long hours and on weekends with short notice.
  • Bachelor's Degree is required; degree in Journalism, English, Marketing/Advertising, Communication or relevant area is preferred.
  • High level social/mobile media understanding. Candidate should have high proficiency using Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, RSS, smartphones and tablet devices. Checking blogs, monitoring major sports sites, and following sports media personalities on Twitter are all examples of activities an ideal candidate would perform on a daily basis.
  • Possess strong writing and communication skills, with breaking news experience preferred. Editing skills/experience is a plus; formal editing background is not required but a keen eye for punctuation and grammar is important.
  • Candidate should be familiar with basic photo editing.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a time-sensitive environment. Organized, detail-oriented individual with strong work ethic, strong communication and problem solving skills.
  • Mastery of all of these platforms will eventually be required. However, training will be provided where necessary: CMS, AP Style writing, Familiarity with HTML/CSS, Wirecast, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Urban Airship, Snapstream, Omniture, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Suite, Google Suite

Location: New York, NY

Reports To: Senior Editorial Producer

To apply, click here.


Title: Multi-Use Camera Operator

Company Overview: Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center, we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming under supervision of Director and Operations management.
  • Ability to proficiently operate Cammate Jib, stedicam and hand-held cameras equally as dictated by productions demands.
  • Assist in maintaining all of the above cameras and rigs in good working order.
  • In coordination with the Director, create and offer visually interesting and varied subject shots.
  • Willingness and ability to train others as needed for back-up purposes.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required.
  • Two (2) years of experience in live, multi-camera studio production preferred, with related camera operator experience required.
  • Knowledge of Cammate Jib & stedicam rigs along with Ikegami HD cameras.
  • Ability to identify and trouble shoot mechanical issues with equipment and set up.
  • Must be able to lift 25+ lbs. depending on stedicam rig and set / strike studio gear.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY.
  • Ability to travel as required.

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Familiarity with NY sports a plus.
  • Proficiency in iNews or similar newsroom software system preferred.
  • With proper training, serve as fill-in for all other Tech 1 positions as needed (i.e. Robotic Camera, Teleprompter, Video Playback, Video Shading).
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required.
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment.
  • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays.

Location: New York, NY

Reports To: Senior Technical Manager & Manager of Operations

To apply, click here.


Part-time jobs


Title: Editor

JOB DUTIES:

• Crew leader who works with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming, under supervision of Director & Operations management
• Build and organize switcher effects, snapshots, transitions and specialty wipes
• Help provide solutions for studio, and control room production needs
• Test and prepare television technical operations systems and equipment for use including automation coding
• Work closely with Operations Management and Engineering to ensure all equipment is meeting expectations
• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

• Bachelor's degree preferred (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience
• Five (5) years of related TD experience in live, multi-camera studio production preferred
• Proficient in operation and building of effects on Ross Overdrive and Grass Valley Kayenne with internal DPM
• General understanding of all aspects and duties of a Level 1 technician, including: Stage Managing, Robotic Camera, Teleprompter, LED Lighting, Audio, Playback
• Proficient in live studio and remote program operations
• Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and set / strike studio gear

ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

• Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY
• Ability to travel as required
• 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 QUALIFICATIONS:

• Familiarity with NY sports a plus
• Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom software system preferred
• Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
• Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment
• Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays

Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to snyjobs@sny.tv to apply.


Title: Video Operator

JOB DUTIES:

  • Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming, under supervision of Director & Operations Management
  • Overall camera look and shading for all cameras, both robotic and manned, across multiple studios, rooftop and POV cameras.
  • Primary studio lighting responsibility and board programming for all studio sets
  • Operation of robotic cameras as needed
  • Color correction of all set monitors
  • Occasional remote color correction
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required
  • Two (2) years of related tape experience in live, multi-camera studio production preferred
  • Familiarity with ETC network based lighting control systems
  • Experience with LED lighting technology including multi-universe DMX addressing for fixed focus and moving lights
  • Familiarity with Ross robotic and Ikegami cameras
  • Familiarity with Telemetrics robotic controls
  • Proficient with video waveform, vector scopes and camera charts
  • Capability to create, maintain and adjust lens files as needed
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and set / strike studio gear

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Ability to travel as required

Desired Characteristics:

  • Familiarity with NY sports a plus
  • Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom software system preferred
  • Willing to train peers and new hires as needed
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment
  • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays

Reports To: Senior Technical Manager & Manager of Operations

Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to snyjobs@sny.tv to apply.


Freelance Positions

Title: Video Operator

Company Overview: Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

Job Duties:

  • Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming, under supervision of Director & Operations Management
  • Overall camera look and shading for all cameras, both robotic and manned, across multiple studios, rooftop and POV cameras.
  • Primary studio lighting responsibility and board programming for all studio sets
  • Operation of robotic cameras as needed
  • Color correction of all set monitors
  • Occasional remote color correction
  • Willingness and ability to train others as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required
  • Two (2) years of related tape experience in live, multi-camera studio production preferred
  • Familiarity with ETC network based lighting control systems
  • Experience with LED lighting technology including multi-universe DMX addressing for fixed focus and moving lights
  • Familiarity with Ross robotic and Ikegami cameras
  • Familiarity with Telemetrics robotic controls
  • Proficient with video waveform, vector scopes and camera charts
  • Capability to create, maintain and adjust lens files as needed
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and set / strike studio gear

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Ability to travel as required

Desired Characteristics:

  • Familiarity with NY sports a plus
  • Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom software system preferred
  • Willing to train peers and new hires as needed
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment
  • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays

Location: New York, NY

Reports To: Senior Technical Manager & Manager of Operations

Interested individuals should log on to nbcunicareers to apply.


Title: Freelance Studio Graphics Operator

Company Overview: Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our new state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center, we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for graphics operation for SNY Studio Programming, which necessitates following the show rundown in iNews while operating multiple channels in VIZRT Trio or Director.
  • Work with technical and production crew to satisfy graphics needs for live, taped, and automated programming, under the supervision of Operations management.
  • Work closely with graphic designers to optimize graphics operation including: testing and implementing new shows and templates.
  • Perform other duties as assigned on an as-needed basis to be determined by the Sr. Graphics and Operations Managers.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Three (3) years of experience in graphics or related TV production.
  • Degree in Communications or equivalent experience in graphics.
  • Thorough experience using VIZRT Trio and Director.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment .
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude a must.
  • General knowledge of sports world.
  • Team player with ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY.
  • Ability to travel as required.
  • 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:

  • Familiarity with NY sports a plus.
  • Proficiency in iNews or similar newsroom software system preferred.

Location: New York, NY

Reports To: Senior Technical Manager & Manager of Operations

To apply, click here.


Title: Freelance Editorial Producer

 

Position Overview:

Freelance Editorial Producers help manage and coordinate content across SNY platforms, are production specialists who deliver great content using data to drive decisions. Freelance Editorial Producers, reporting to the Senior Editorial Producer, will help coordinate a team of writers and editors to ensure that the network provides users with the most relevant, timely and engaging New York sports content possible.

Responsibilities:

  • Proactively propose original, timely and innovative stories covering New York sports.
  • Produce, write, edit and post stories (textual, video, photos, and audio) to our digital properties utilizing a content management system and other digital tools.
  • Help post and manage the placement of content on the SNY home page that reflects the most relevant and timely news in New York sports.
  • Report on various events (games, practices, etc.) and provide articles in timely manner covering the key news/storylines of the day.
  • Promote content with journalistically accurate, creative, engaging and SEO friendly headlines.
  • Assist Senior Editorial Producer with editorial calendar by working with insiders, video and social team and to develop story ideas.
  • Proactively search for latest and relevant content around the web, social media and other platforms that can be spun into stories relevant to our fans ("content mining").
  • Work with video creation team to plan and release compelling video to our platforms.
  • Produce newsletters, manage alerts.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a passionate writer/editor with a deep knowledge of New York sports and its professional and collegiate teams, who knows how to aggregate, find and program engaging sports content.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience editing & producing digital sports content
  • Willingness to work long hours and on weekends with short notice - shifts range anywhere from as early as 7 a.m. or as late as 2 a.m.
  • Bachelor's Degree is required; degree in Journalism, English, Marketing/Advertising, Communication or relevant area is preferred.
  • High level social/mobile media understanding. Candidate should have high proficiency using Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, RSS, smartphones and tablet devices. Checking blogs, monitoring major sports sites, and following sports media personalities on Twitter are all examples of activities an ideal candidate would perform on a daily basis.
  • Possess strong writing and communication skills. Editing skills/experience is a plus; formal editing background is not required but a keen eye for punctuation and grammar is important.
  • Candidate should be familiar with basic photo editing.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a time-sensitive environment. Organized, detail-oriented individual with strong work ethic, strong communication and problem solving skills.
  • Mastery of all of these platforms will eventually be required. However, training will be provided where necessary.
    • CMS
    • AP Style writing
    • Familiarity with HTML/CSS
    • Wirecast
    • Twitter
    • Facebook
    • Instagram
    • Urban Airship
    • Snapstream
    • Omniture
    • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop/Audition/Media
    • Encoder)
    • Microsoft Suite: (Outlook/Excel/Word/PowerPoint)
    • Google Suite: (Calendar/Docs/Analytics)

Location: New York, NY

Reports To: Senior Editorial Producer

To Apply, click here.


Title: Freelance Social Media Editor

 

Position Overview:

The Freelance Social Media Editor will help manage SNY's social media presence to maintain consistent voice and own audience interaction across social media platforms. This is a part-time role that will be approximately 15 hours/week. The Freelance Social Media Editor will preferably work on-site as SNY's offices, but remote candidates will be considered.

Responsibilities:

  • At the direction of the Editor-In-Chief and Senior Social Media Editor, will own and maintain SNY's brand and tone of voice across platforms to ensure consistency.
  • Produce and edit video, images and GIFs for use across SNY.tv and social media platforms.
  • Pitch, write, create and curate content for social media platforms. Ensure that the posts reflect the tone and voice of SNY's content strategy.
  • Optimize linear content to be published on SNY.tv and social platforms.
  • Build audience engagement with an understanding of data and analytics, identifying and monitoring trends.
  • Execute and measure marketing initiatives, including targeting and boosting, in coordination with the Multi-Platform Marketing Manager.
  • Brainstorm, draft and implement strategies to guide our social media efforts.
  • Cover events live across social platforms.
  • Identify, pitch and write trending stories.
  • Plan social-first editorial strategies, as well as custom content for visual platforms like Facebook videos and Instagram.
  • Edit and cut videos for our various social media platforms.
  • Run breaking news events across social media, including live tweeting and Facebook Live.
  • Innovate new content strategies to broaden the brand's reach.
  • Train reporters and editors across the newsroom in social media best practices.
  • Stay up to date on the latest social media announcements and emerging technologies.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple stories and projects at once in an organized manner.
  • Proven track record building an audience and deepening engagement with targeted demos as part of a team.
  • Willingness to work long hours and on weekends with short notice.
  • Minimum one year experience in social media or audience engagement.
  • Strong writing and editing skills required.
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • Previous experience in a breaking news environment is a plus.
  • Proficient in the use of the following camera and editing systems: DSLR, iPhone 8+,TVU, AVID, Photoshop, Premiere, Snapstream.
  • Must be willing to work non-traditional shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays

Location: New York, NY

Reports To: Senior Social Media Editor

To Apply, click here.


Title: Audio (A1)

JOB DUTIES:

• Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming under supervision of Director and Operations management.
• Familiarity with 5.1 surround sound, up mixing and down mixing and operation of associated support equipment.
• Work creatively and collaboratively with Production and Operations management to establish sound production practices for the delivery of content within sports, news, and topical programming.
• Become fully knowledgeable in all aspects of operation and basic maintenance of the production audio systems including but not limited to: audio console, RTS intercom system programming, audio server, routing, RF microphones/ IFBs as well as other audio or communication related support systems.
• Perform daily set-up operations and continuously monitor audio levels from all sources across multiple studios to ensure consistent quality in accordance with established industry standards and guidelines.
• Pro-actively and as directed, maintain the integrity of all associated audio and support equipment, notifying Operations management should either need to be replaced, repaired or ordered.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required
• Five (5) years of related A1 experience in live, multi-camera studio production preferred
• Previous experience with SSL audio boards, RTS intercom systems & ENCO audio servers a plus
• Configuration knowledge of the RTS Adam Edit communication system preferred
• Knowledge of all commonly used RF and wired microphones, IFB and PL systems
• Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and set / strike studio gear

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

• Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY
• Ability to travel as required
• 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:

• Qualified applicants must demonstrate and maintain an understanding of established industry standards, equipment and quality control
• Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom computer system a plus
• Familiarity with NY sports a plus
• Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
• Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment
• Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays.


Title: Technical Director

JOB DUTIES:

  • Crew leader who works with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming, under supervision of Director & Operations management
  • Build and organize switcher effects, snapshots, transitions and specialty wipes
  • Help provide solutions for studio, and control room production needs
  • Test and prepare television technical operations systems and equipment for use including automation coding
  • Work closely with Operations Management and Engineering to ensure all equipment is meeting expectations

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required required
  • Five (5) years of related TD experience in live, multi-camera studio production preferred
  • Proficient in operation and building of effects on Ross Overdrive and Grass Valley Kayenne with internal DPM
  • General understanding of all aspects and duties of a Level 1 technician, including: Stage Managing, Robotic Camera, Teleprompter, LED Lighting, Audio, Video Playback
  • Proficient in live studio and remote program operations
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and set / strike studio gear

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Ability to travel as required

Desired Characteristics:

  • Familiarity with NY sports a plus
  • Live directing experience, both standard and automated, a plus
  • Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom software system preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment.
  • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays.

Reports To: Senior Technical Manager & Manager of Operations


Title: Audio Assist (A2 / Stage Manager)

JOB DUTIES:

  • Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming, under supervision of Director & Operations Management
  • Perform facility check with A1 from all mic and IFB positions in studio before daily production schedule begins
  • Set up (pre-set, dress) and remove all mics and IFBs from guests prior to and after their appearance on SNY
  • Pro-actively and as directed, maintain the integrity studio appearance and all associated audio equipment including mics, IFBs, batteries, cables etc., notifying Operations management should either be in need of repair, replacement or maintenance
  • Stage sets as needed for all programming
  • Maintain and inventory studio props
  • Assist on-screen hosts and guests as needed to facilitate production (as needed)

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required
  • One (1) year of experience in TV studio production preferred.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and set / strike studio gear

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume / CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Ability to travel as required

Desired Characteristics:

  • A1 Operator experience a plus
  • Aptitude and desire to be trained at the next technical level (TD, Audio)
  • With proper training, serve as fill-in for all other Tech 1 positions as needed (i.e. Robotic Camera, Teleprompter, Video, Playback)
  • Familiarity with NY sports a plus
  • Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom software system a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment.
  • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays.

Reports To: Senior Technical Manager & Manager of Operations


Internships


SportsNet New York has internships available for the spring, summer and fall semesters.

Interns, who must have completed their sophomore year in college will be paid and may receive college credit if needed. The minimum GPA requirement for our internship program is a 3.0. Interns will receive hands-on experience assisting in a wide range of the station's operations. Interns generally work approximately 20 hours per week, which may include nights and weekends. Internships are available in the following departments:

Newsroom
Operations
Feature Production
Marketing/Programming
Sales
Accounting
IT
Digital

To be considered for an internship at SNY please email interns@sny.tv, and include in the subject line your name and the department you are applying for. In this email include the following:

• One-page cover letter on why you would like to intern at SportsNet New York and what department you are interested in applying for. Also include what you expect to learn and career goals that might relate to your internship experience.
• Copy of your resume

See below a brief description for each department's internship program available at SNY.

Newsroom

The Newsroom at SportsNet New York is responsible for the day-to-day planning and production of SNY's on-air schedule. Additionally, the department produces "Daily News Live," "Loud Mouths," "GEICO SportsNite," and Mets, Jets, and UConn programming.

Interns will assist with the following:

• Screening/logging of games, press conferences, interviews and taped programs to prepare for editing
• Researching for graphic boards, creating on-air graphics, and assisting the ticker operators
• Assisting Associate Producers in the edit rooms
• Working on the production of "Daily News Live," "Loud Mouths," "Geico SportsNite" and Mets programming
• Preparing, copying and distributing programming information and scripts
• Doing detail work to procure footage from external sources
• Working the Assignment Desk and answering the newsroom hotline
• Any other tasks needed to support the network's day-to-day operations

Candidates should be concentrating in communications, with an education and/or training in broadcasting. They should also have a strong interest in televised sports and production. Proficiency in computers and typing is a must. They should also be familiar with the programs currently presented on SportsNet New York.

Operations

SNY Operations Interns will have an opportunity to work in one or more of our locations; the office, our studio and remote events. While some interns are assigned to a main focus, all interns are rotated through each area at least once to see all aspects of the dept. This also allows them to focus on specific areas of interest that they have developed or develop while doing their internships. All SNY Operations Interns are requested to fill out a schedule and education plan which ensures that they are exposed to as many aspects as possible of the network. Interns will assist in a wide range of the station's operations and the responsibilities will include:

Operations office/studio:

• Distributing and updating production documents, schedules, misc. paperwork
• Running errands to pick up supplies and materials for remotes
• Observing in the studio control room and in the studio setting to how the network produces live on air programming in conjunction with live news remotes
• Observing and meeting with other depts. by appt. (newsroom, programming, accounting, marketing, sales, traffic, etc.)
• Research locations, teams, towns for operations tactical planning
• Interface with all areas and levels of internal and external contacts, sr. management, talent and others in a professional manner
• Library Data Entry for our SNY Library System including taping, screening, organizing games/inventory of tapes for Mets Games
• Assist in planning and organization of annual crew BBQ

Operations remote (Mets, Brooklyn Cyclones, UConn basketball):

• Light general office work, answering phones, faxing, running errands for the production staff, etc.
• Providing truck with Media/PR updates and team notes, line ups etc.
• Assisting roving reporter when necessary to help ease movement around stadium
• Observing in the truck and out in the field with roving reporter to see how the network produces live sports game coverage
• Fall interns get a chance to visit the Jets production team one week to observe how a game week is covered in from post Sunday game coverage thru to the Thursday night Jets programming

Feature Production

Feature Production at SportsNet New York, is responsible for the original programming aired on the network. The department produces "Mets Insider," "Kids Clubhouse," "The Geno Auriemma Show," "Geno's Legacy," "Mets Classics," and "Mets Yearbooks" and other specials including "SNY Spotlights" and features within shows like "Geico Sportsnite." Interns will be exposed to variety of facets in Feature Production and the responsibilities will include:

• Screening/logging of games, press conferences/interview and taped programs to prepare for editing
• Helping organize b-roll in AVID
• Working on the production of "Mets Insider," "Kids Clubhouse," "The Geno Auriemma Show," and other programming
• Researching statistics, brainstorming segment ideas
• Assisting on shoots in the field when called upon
• All other duties needed in Feature Production's everyday operation

Candidates should be concentrating in communications with a strong interest in televised sports and production, have some education or training in broadcasting, and proficiency in computers. They also should be familiar with the programming currently presented on SportsNet New York.

Affiliate, Marketing and Programming

Interns in the department will assist the Marketing/ Programming Staff in various consumer marketing, affiliate marketing, public relations, on-air promotion, program planning, ratings research and website related tasks. Interns will be assigned on-going, daily responsibilities as well as stand-alone projects and will assist with various office and administrative duties. Interns will attend weekly department meetings and various project meetings throughout the semester. Requirements and skills are as follows:

Affiliate:

• Assists with creating unique programming schedules as requested by affiliates
• Keeps up-to-date distributors channel information for internal documents as well as making sure affiliates websites promote SNY correctly
• Sends affiliates premiums and tickets as needed
• Create spreadsheets as needed to show year over year comparisons for affiliates (ticket use, incentive programs, marketing participation)
• Helps manage the premium closet and keep track of inventory

Marketing:

• Assists the Marketing Staff with various consumer marketing tasks
• Reviews games to ensure drop-ins and promotions are executed
• Assists the on-air promotion department by cataloging videos
• Sends materials for trade partnerships including premiums and signage
• Creates and keeps up-to-date the calendar for all SNY trade partnerships including event dates and media schedules on SNY
• Assists marketing team by researching images for network creative around Mets and Jets partnership deliverables

Programming:

• Assists in creating weekly contingency programming for live sports programming
• Screens various programming for quality control
• Assists in the creation of monthly schedule grids for VOD, Mets Fast Forward, Closed Captioning
• Helps work with Master Control on coordinating feed schedules
• Provides support in creation of schedules and rating analysis projects
• Inputs monthly schedules into Nielsen scheduling system

Sales

SNY's Advertising and Sponsorship Sales department is seeking a highly motivated, sports business intern to join the team!

Responsibilities include:

• Assisting Promotions Manager in developing, scheduling, and executing all promotions on-air and on-site
• Assisting Promotions Manager in capturing clips and screen grabs of all on-air enhancements
• Working with sales team managing current clients
• Working with sales team to prospect new clients
• Working with sales team to manage and execute special events at the SNY studio, around New York City, and/or at Citi Field
• Assisting sales team in other daily administrative tasks including filing, labeling, mailing, etc.
• Client interaction at Mets games and other events in New York City and/or at Citi Field

Intern can expect to gain experience in sales, sponsorship, marketing, advertising, promotions, media and the general sports industry.

Accounting

Interns in the department will have the opportunity to work with the Accounting Department and understand the purchasing and procurement cycle, as well as the employee expense reimbursement process and policies. They will work with Payroll in understanding the payroll cycle and work with Office Administration on learning various aspects of office management. Interns will work with Human Resources in administration of employee paperwork and ensuring they are in compliance with state and federal guidelines. Requirements and skills are as follows:

• Ability to learn in a fast paced environment
• Ability to communicate clearly, both written and verbal
• Ability to follow instructions
• Assist the Accounting Department with day to day workload
• Assist the Human Resources/Payroll Department with weekly processing
• Assist in day to day administrative duties
• Able to commit at least three days per week (5 hours/day)

IT

As an IT Support Technician intern you are the go-to person for SNYs' computer hardware and software needs, providing front line user support for all of SNYs' internal tools and technologies.

You are highly technical and are comfortable problem solving across multiple operating systems and devices. You troubleshoot, respond to inquiries and find solutions to technical challenges. You have a passion for sports, technology, computing, and the Internet, and care deeply about helping people. You will use your inquiring, problem-solving mind to dig deep and find the underlying issues to tackle challenges. Beyond the day-to-day, you will contribute to longer-term technical and non-technical projects and documentation efforts that support the people and technology that make SNY happen.

Responsibilities:

• Provide direct support for desktops/laptops and user access to corporate network and applications both on the network as well as through remote VPN access
• Assist with moving equipment and users
• Provide direct support for services such as office phones, Android/iPhones/iPads mobile devices, conference rooms and remote access.
• Provide basic corporate network infrastructure and server support
• Provide direct support for SNY's corporate resources and applications

Minimum qualifications:

• Currently pursuing a BS or MS in computer science or a related technical field.

Preferred qualifications:

• Experience working in an IT department or PC support, or in another technically-focused service environment
• Ability to configure, upgrade and relocate PC hardware, software and print devices
• Experience in basic Microsoft server configuration and support
• Understanding of LAN/WAN environments

Digital

Interns in the department will assist the SNY.tv Digital Media Staff in various production and marketing related initiatives including research, audio/video production, news gathering, editing content for the web site, generating traffic reports for analysis and assisting in the management of sales inventory, creating sales decks and campaign recaps. Interns will be assigned on-going, daily responsibilities as well as stand-alone projects. Requirements and skills are as follows:

• Strong interest in the web, mobile, social media, sports and television
• Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and creative skills
• Detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; meet deadlines and work as part of a team while also being able to work independently in a fast paced environment
• Possess great organizational skills and has excellent track record for following through on projects
• Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Able to commit at least three days per week (2-5 hours/day)

SNY network overview

SNY is the official television home of the New York Mets and New York Jets. SNY features unparalleled, exclusive access to the New York Mets with more than 130 live telecasts each season, as well as other Emmy Award-winning Mets entertainment programming. As the official TV home of the New York Jets, SNY delivers 300+ hours of exclusive year-round content devoted to Gang Green. SNY is also the official television home of the eight-time national champion UConn Huskies women's basketball program. As New York's leader in local sports TV coverage, SNY delivers the most comprehensive access to all of the Tri-State area's professional and collegiate sports teams through the network's nightly sports and entertainment programs broadcast from SNY's street-level studio in the heart of Manhattan. SNY's programming roster also includes classic sports programming, critically acclaimed original entertainment shows and exclusive interview and magazine programs. Founded by Sterling Entertainment Enterprises, Time Warner Cable and Comcast, SNY is available to viewers throughout New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania, and nationally on DIRECTV, Verizon FiOS, Comcast Cable and AT&T U-Verse.