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Recurring Production Assistant

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10091112 Location Charlotte, North Carolina, United States Business ESPN Date posted Jun. 06, 2024

Job Summary:

The Recurring Production Assistant will support studio content creation for various ESPN platforms. The role includes assisting in gathering content and producing show elements. The position will be scheduled for approximately 40 hours, 5 days per week.

This is a contract role for 40 weeks/1500 Hours.


  • Research and brainstorm ideas to share with content teams

  • Log live game feeds and game melts to be archived for future use

  • Transcribe press conferences and interviews and send transcriptions to content teams

  • Teleprompt live studio shows and organize and distribute scripts to talent

  • Produce elements such as VOs and SOTs to air on SportsCenter, other studio shows, and ABC Affiliates

  • Produce highlights for a variety of sports that will air on SportsCenter and other studio programming


  • Standard knowledge of multiple sports, especially sports heavily covered within ESPN content during the contract timeline: Football (NFL and College), Basketball (NBA/WNBA and College), Hockey, and Baseball

  • Ability to comfortably prepare and share ideas

  • Must possess professional communication and organization skills

  • React quickly and positively under tight deadlines in fast-paced, high-pressure environments

  • Self-starting attitude and team-oriented work ethic

  • Open Availability: nights, mornings, weekends, and holidays

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Awareness of ESPN content (i.e. platforms, shows, events, etc.)

  • Awareness of media trends (i.e. social, digital, linear, etc.)

  • Experience with video editing software (i.e. Adobe Premiere, Final Cut etc.)

  • Fluency in Spanish

Required Education (required)

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience


About ESPN:

Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. Every day we’re doing things that no one has done, all in a dynamic culture where we defy odds and continuously outdo ourselves. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with ESPN Productions, Inc, which is part of a business we call ESPN.

ESPN Productions, Inc is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney champions a business environment where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a constantly evolving world.

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