Field Producer

National Football League Culver City, CA

About the Job

Job Description

NFL Network is seeking experienced freelance field producers based in Dallas, TX to assist in the newsgathering process in a fast paced, multi-platform 24/7 network dedicated to the NFL. Ideal candidates will have at least 7+ years of field experience, preferably covering professional sports. Candidates must work well under tight deadlines, have the ability to make sound decisions during breaking news situations, maintain excellent editorial judgement, and be willing to travel.
Roles & Responsibilities

  • Must be able to work independently and communicate clear and concise instructions
  • Ability to work with correspondents and show producers in formulating daily news stories for broadcast
  • Ability to develop, execute and oversee coverage plans as well as manage multiple camera crews and correspondents
  • Must be able to cultivate and maintain working relationship with newsmakers and PR staffs

Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of all facets of field operations
  • Strong technical knowledge with all forms of transmission including satellite, fiber and broadband
  • 7+ years field producing experience in a top 10 market or national media organization
  • Proven track record of field producing for both spot news and large scale events
  • Knowledge of issues pertaining to the NFL and its 32 teams is a must
  • Must be able to travel on short notice and work weekends and evenings

Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent