Researcher
Full Time - New York, NY

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CBS Sports Network is searching for a motivated, self-starting sports nut to join its production team as a full-time Researcher. The position will report to the Chief Research er and be responsible for all production related research across its studio, remote and original production departments. A successful researcher at CBS Sports Network must love sports, be proactive and have a desire to contribute in a wide variety of ways to all of the network’s telecasts.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Conduct thorough and accurate research for CBSSN’s studio, remote and original productions.
  • Create research notes for producers and announcers encompassing a variety of sports including but not limited to College Football, College Basketball, NFL, Lacrosse, Hockey, Baseball, Softball and action sports.
  • Fact Check Scripts and Graphics
  • Generate story ideas
  • Generate ideas for production graphics
  • Answer specific research questions posed by show producers and announcers
  • Analyze and interpret data for production needs
Required Skills/Experience

Extensive knowledge and passion for sports and statistics

One to three years experience in sports related research.

Familiarity with television production and graphics

Willingness to work non-traditional business days/hours.

Highly proactive and organized with the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

Must be detail-oriented.

Strong communication and written skills.

Ability to work well under pressure and maintain a professional ‘can do’ attitude at all times.

4-year college degree or equivalent work experience required.

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