Temporary Ticker Operator

NFL Network is looking for a seasonal Ticker Operator. The assignment will last 7 months and the operator will work approximately 16 to 30 hours a week.

The Ticker operator will:

  • Be able to thrive in breaking- news environment
  • Provide NFL Network ticker with real-time scoring, statistics, updates and all statistical information Be accountable for the accuracy and timeliness of all content Make editorial decisions, write and edit bulletins in a real-time environment
  • Know AP style
  • Ensure the accuracy of live news-and-information shows
  • Research original content for full-screen graphics, original pieces, and providing live updates to talent in studio Ideal candidate has passion for football and passion for news, knowledge of NFL history, rules. Must know league inside-out.

Strong communication skills are necessary, with an eye for detail. Temporary ticker operator must be flexible with schedule, required to work some nights and weekends.

Thrives in breaking news situation Fluid it when it comes to scheduling

BA in communications or journalism required.

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