Freelance Digitization Production Assistant - NBC Sports Job at NBCUniversal, Stamford, CT

  • NBCUniversal
  • Stamford, CT

Job Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we’ll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

This is a part-time project / limited term position with an estimated duration of up to 6 - 12 months, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed. 

The Digitization Production Assistant role is designed to handle day-to-day and long-term asset management support for the operations team working in a shared storage environment. This role will help to manage what production material is stored and/or archived, while also working with various production teams to fulfill footage requests.


  • The Digitization Production Assistant will be responsible for helping the NBC Sports Group with digitizing the videotape, disc and film archive.
  • Organize and enter metadata for videotapes, discs and film reels in the NBC Sports Group’s physical media tracking system.
  • Review all physical libraries to determine which assets should be digitized
  • Prepare tapes to be sent out of house to be digitized.
  • Assist with the editing of metadata and trimming for new digital files.
  • Track physical media shipments coming back to the NBC Sports Group facility and prepare them to be sent out for long-term storage.
  • Support all of NBC’s production teams with footage searches, restores, EDLs, and screeners
  • Ensure operationally that LTO/ODA assets are being updated as they move throughout the building as they’re critical to our operations


Basic Requirements:

  • BS/BA degree in a relevant TV Production or related field; or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum one (1+) year of familiarity with use of Avid non-linear editing software and Avid Interplay Media asset management software or similar NLE
  • Minimum one (1+) year experience supporting Windows operating environment
  • Minimum one (1+) year of prior studio/remote sports production experience
  • Posses a level of sports knowledge

Desired Characteristics:

  • Highly motivated and determined individual who can work well independently; self starter
  • Prior sports experience and/or prior experience working on large sporting events as a media coordinator or logger are a plus
  • Ability to quickly understand and assess opportunities and/or problems and respond with creative ideas and solutions
  • Knowledge and interest in television production and storytelling; demonstrated appreciation for the Olympics
  • Demonstrated background in contributing to complex projects
  • Sharp eye for visuals and a fresh taste for music
  • Detail and deadline oriented
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player

Additional Requirements:

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Willingness to work occasional OT and have flexibility to work nights and/or weekends & holidays.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older

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.

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 .

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