News Assistant

The NFL Media Group is seeking News Assistants who are tasked with assisting the Assignment Desk in all phases the newsgathering process for both on-air and digital content.

Potential candidates should have at least one year of experience in a newsroom environment and must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be able to follow instructions and work well with others in a fast paced newsroom environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize daily assignments
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills both verbally and written
  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure situations
  • Familiar with utilizing social media as a source of breaking news
  • Must be flexible with work schedule including weekends and overnight shifts

Candidates should have the following qualification:

  • Strong football knowledge and awareness of key issues associated with the NFL
  • BA in Journalism or Communications preferred
  • 1+ years in a newsroom environment

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