The New York Racing Association, Inc.

Television Producer (Seasonal)

Job Locations US-NY-Elmont
ID
2018-1667
Track
Belmont Park (only)
Position Type
Part-Time Seasonal

Job Overview

Produce live television broadcasts of horse racing on national and regional sports networks.

Responsibilities

  • Create multiple-hour live broadcasts using a combination of live-event coverage and pre-produced elements.
  • Create “minute-by-minute” rundown detailing all elements for each show that will be distributed to production staff and on-air talent.
  • Work closely with Executive Producer, Coordinating Producer and talent to develop and cover story lines that continue throughout each show.
  • Coordinate interviews and features to be recorded with assistance of production team and videographer/editor(s).
  • Hold daily production meetings with talent and production staff.
  • Line producer each show from production truck, working closely with the director, A.D., Tape, Graphics and talent.
  • Communicate via IFB with talent during shows to provide traffic and direction.
  • Research statistics, previous races and news items for use on shows.
  • Create a font list with production staff for graphics operator to be pre-built.
  • Responsible for quality control of graphics and video elements.
  • Monitor social media for important information related to industry topics.
  • Work with NYRA and NYRA Bets marketing teams to ensure sponsored elements and commercials are making air.
  • Quickly communicate any issues that may compromise the broadcast to management and/or engineering team.
  • Plan rehearsals when appropriate.
  • Help select music from digital library with assistance from production staff.
  • Work closely with the Executive Producer and Director of TV Broadcast Ops.

Please note this is a seaosonal role from April through October, and requires relocation to Saratoga Springs, NY for approximately 7 weeks in the summer.  A relocation stipend is provided.

 

Qualifications

  • Education:  Bachelors degree in communications is preferred.
  • Experience:  5+ years of experience in a live sports production environment.

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