Production Assistant

NBC Universal

Salary or Budget: $16.99 per hour
Experience required: 1+ years

Company Description

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service. 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. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

NBCUniversal Local is NBCUniversal’s local media division that delivers English and Spanish-speakers and bilingual audiences in 31 U.S. markets and Puerto Rico, the very best in local sports, news, weather, consumer and investigative reporting, and lifestyle entertainment across any platform and screen. NBCUniversal Local is comprised of three individual media groups including the NBC Owned Television Stations, the NBC Sports Regional Networks and the Telemundo Station Group. The division is also home to multicast networks NBCLX, COZI TV and TeleXitos, the regional cable news network NECN, as well as NBC Spot On, an advanced video advertising business designed for local/regional CTV and OTT advertisers and several in-house companies including production company LXTV, marketing and promotions company Skycastle, its out-of-home business NBC Everywhere, and the Arthouse, a graphics design group. With seven regional sports networks and 42 NBC and Telemundo stations serving 38 percent of U.S. homes, NBCUniversal Local is the only network-owned local media division that is home to the largest bilingual local newsrooms within the country’s top 10 TV markets. NBCUniversal Local’s stations and networks serve diverse audiences and communities across linear, streaming, OTT, digital web, mobile and audio, and cable platforms and work together to keep local audiences informed anytime and anywhere.

NBC Sports Bay Area/California is a regional sports content creator with both linear television and digital platform distribution. NBCSBA/CA is the home for Golden State Warriors, San Francisco Giants, San Francisco 49ers, Oakland A’s, San Jose Sharks, Sacramento Kings games, pregame & postgame coverage and a full complement of digital/social coverage.

Our linear network and digital platforms serve the Bay Area and Northern California sports fans like no one else. We operate two linear channels, plus up-to-the-minute sports news and exclusive series digitally at, and through its social channels on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Job Description

The Content group at NBC Sports Bay Area/California is responsible for the day-to-day planning and production of on-air and digital schedule. Interns will assist in the production of daily content and programs, while also helping various production and marketing related initiatives including research, audio/video production, news gathering, editing content.

A snapshot of your responsibilities:

  • 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 all pregame/postgame programming
  • Preparing, copying, and distributing programming information and scripts
  • Executing detail work to procure footage from external sources
  • May be assigned additional tasks needed to support the network’s day-to-day operations


Basic Requirements:

  • Must be actively enrolled in a degree-granting program at an accredited institution during the length of the program.
  • Current class standing of sophomore or above (30 credits).

Desired Characteristics:

  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.
  • Strong interest in the web, mobile, social media, sports, and television
  • Intermediate media production experience thru college programs
  • Knowledge of sports, preferably Bay Area teams – including baseball, basketball, football, and hockey
  • 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 proficiency in Microsoft suite.

Additional Requirements:

  • Required On-Site: This position is required to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite.
  • Must be willing to work in San Francisco, CA
  • 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

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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.