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Video Production Assistant - YouTube/Social

Company Description
Chat Sports is a live and on-demand sports video news network built for digital platforms - with a key focus on YouTube. Our shows are watched by over 10 million sports fans per month on our 16 YouTube channels. We're building the premier interactive network for sports fans and are growing the Production team that supports our on-air hosts! We just moved into our brand-new studio in downtown Dallas and this role is on-location and is not available for WFH/remote candidates. We encourage interested candidates to get to know our shows & style by watching some of our shows on the following YouTube channels: Chat Sports | Dallas Cowboys Report | Raiders Report | Chicago Bears Now | Seattle Seahawks Today | Eagles Now | 49ers Report | Dolphins Today | Chiefs Report | Lakers Report | All Things Mavs | Warriors Today | Celtics News & Rumors

The Role:
We’re looking for a creative, quick-on-their-feet, problem solving Video Production Assistant to operate the production desk for our live and on-demand sports video news programming. You will work side-by-side with our hosts to produce 10-15+ videos per week for our respective YouTube channels. The Production Assistant is a critical part of our company, and will learn about and work on the entire end-to-end production process, including:

Pre-Show:

  • Graphics building
  • Fact-checking & proofreading
  • Setting up the studio for filming (audio & lighting)

Live Filming:
  • Operating production software
  • Make editorial decisions in real-time

Post-Filming:
  • Copy development
  • Marketing & distribution

This role also provides opportunity to develop new ideas and provide suggestions for our shows. A sophisticated knowledge of current sports news and history, with a focus on the NFL, NBA, and College Football is necessary. The successful candidate must have an instinct for what’s trending and what a live (or on-demand) audience is responding to, and be able to make instant-decisions regarding graphics, video, or hosts on screen, to maximize audience. Basic video editing skills with iMovie (or similar program) is required. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and ability to edit in Premiere is a plus. To excel in this role, you must be creative, adaptable, flexible, and a quick thinker. Most importantly, you must recognize patterns, be a great decision maker, and be an internal vocal champion for our audience.


Required Experience:

  • 1-2 years experience in live production and video journalism. Recent grads will be considered with proper experience or skills acquired as an undergrad
  • Experience working with (or using): Microsoft Office or Google Docs/Sheets, Dropbox, Windows, MacOS
  • Familiarity with a live newsroom and experience with a rundown or live video production program - experience with Livestream Studio is BONUS POINTS
  • Above average knowledge of SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
  • In-depth understanding and extensive experiences working with video on social media platforms, especially Facebook and YouTube
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong desire to learn new skills
  • Working knowledge of production and post-production techniques
  • Organizational skills and ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong current and historical knowledge (and interest) of the NFL, NBA, and College Football

Sports video consumption has fundamentally changed, requiring new talent, new formats, new platforms and new shows to be available to viewers on any device at any time. We are focused on creating video programming for this new generation of sports fans and are looking for a creative and resourceful jack-of-all-trades video producer who can create compelling video content.

To Apply:
Fill out the application in full on Indeed: Video Production Assistant - YouTube/Social

Video Production Assistant - YouTube/Social

Company Description
Chat Sports is a live and on-demand sports video news network built for digital platforms - with a key focus on YouTube. Our shows are watched by over 10 million sports fans per month on our 16 YouTube channels. We're building the premier interactive network for sports fans and are growing the Production team that supports our on-air hosts! We just moved into our brand-new studio in downtown Dallas and this role is on-location and is not available for WFH/remote candidates. We encourage interested candidates to get to know our shows & style by watching some of our shows on the following YouTube channels: Chat Sports | Dallas Cowboys Report | Raiders Report | Chicago Bears Now | Seattle Seahawks Today | Eagles Now | 49ers Report | Dolphins Today | Chiefs Report | Lakers Report | All Things Mavs | Warriors Today | Celtics News & Rumors

The Role:
We’re looking for a Digital Media Coordinator to support our 16+ YouTube shows in pre and post-production, which includes social media, writing headlines, copywriting show descriptions on respective publishing platforms, and video editing. This position is located in Dallas, TX at our live production studio and requires weekend and evening work. You will work side-by-side with our hosts and producers on many shows and support them throughout the process starting with choosing storylines to cover all the way through publishing the show and managing the show’s voice with the audience as a community manager. Digital Media Coordinator is a new position within our company. In this role, you will learn about and work on the entire end-to-end production process, including:

Pre-Show:

  • Graphics building
  • Fact-checking & proofreading
  • Setting up the studio for filming (audio & lighting)

Live Filming:
  • Acting as the shows ‘Community Manager’ with our live audience
  • Make editorial decisions in real-time

Post-Filming:
  • Copy development
  • Thumbnail/Artwork creation
  • Marketing & distribution
  • Analyze usage and performance metrics that can lead to content enhancements and improvements

A sophisticated knowledge of current sports news and history, with a focus on the NFL, NBA, and College Football, is necessary. The successful candidate must have an instinct for what’s trending and what a live (or on-demand) audience is responding to, and be able to make instant-decisions regarding graphics, video, or hosts on screen, to maximize audience. To excel in this role, you must be creative, adaptable, flexible, and a quick thinker. Most importantly, you must recognize patterns, be a great decision maker, and be an internal vocal champion for our audience.


Required Experience & Skills:

  • Above average knowledge of SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
  • 1-2 years experience in social media and/or journalism. Recent grads will be considered with proper experience or skills acquired as an undergrad
  • Proven user of social media success and active personal accounts - strong knowledge with YouTube is BONUS POINTS
  • Basic video editing skills with iMovie (or similar program)
  • Experience working with (or using): Microsoft Office or Google Docs/Sheets, Dropbox, Windows, MacOS
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong desire to learn new skills
  • Organizational skills and ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Strong current and historical knowledge (and interest) of the NFL, NBA, and College Football

To Apply:
Fill out the application in full on Indeed: Digital Media Specialist - YouTube/Social

On-Air Host & Analyst: NFL - YouTube / Podcast

Company Description
Chat Sports is a live and on-demand sports video news network built for digital platforms - with a key focus on YouTube. Our shows are watched by over 10 million sports fans per month on our 16 YouTube channels. We're building the premier interactive network for sports fans and are looking to add a full-time on-air host to focus specifically on the NFL and/or our expansion of NFL team-specific shows. We just moved into our brand-new studio in downtown Dallas and this role is on-location and is not available for work-from-home or remote candidates. Our broadcasting style is a mix of news reporting, opinion, entertainment, and audience engagement. We currently have 10 NFL shows: NFL Daily, and 9 team-specific daily shows. On a given week, each show publishes 1-2 live broadcasts on YouTube as well as 3-4 on-demand episodes, which are typically 12-15 minutes in length. We encourage interested candidates to get to know our shows & style by watching some of our shows on the following YouTube channels: Chat Sports | Dallas Cowboys Report | Raiders Report | Chicago Bears Now | Seattle Seahawks Today | Eagles Now | 49ers Report | Dolphins Today | Chiefs Report

The Role:
As an NFL On-Air Host at Chat Sports, you’ll have the opportunity to co-host our flagship show NFL Daily, which broadcasts live 1 hour shows 2-3x per week, as well as being the solo host of your own NFL team-focused show(s). Our show hosts work with our Production staff through the entire process of making a show happen, which typically is: script -- > graphics building -- > quality assurance review -- > filming -- > YouTube copywriting & artwork -- > publishing -- > distribution & community engagement.

An ideal candidate possesses the following:

  • Current experience hosting a podcast, radio, TV or YouTube show
  • Unique and consistent social media presence
  • Deep knowledge of the NFL and current storylines, as well as a strong understanding of the NFL offseason (free agency, NFL Draft, roster cuts, etc)
  • Strong camera presence, ability to speak on several topics per show without a teleprompter, sense of humor and humility in your delivery
  • A self-starter attitude and desire to bring energy and passion to our company
  • Proven understanding and knowledge in ‘how the Internet works’, especially surrounding the audience acquisition and retention
  • Above average knowledge of SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
  • An understanding that the sports industry is not a 9-5 job
  • Experience working with (or using): Microsoft Office or Google Docs/Sheets, Dropbox, Windows, MacOS
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Organizational skills and ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Basic video editing skills with iMovie (or similar program)

To Apply:
Fill out the application in full on Indeed: On-Air Host & Analyst: NFL - YouTube / Podcast

On-Air Host & Analyst: NBA - YouTube / Podcast

Company Description
Chat Sports is a live and on-demand sports video news network built for digital platforms - with a key focus on YouTube. Our shows are watched by over 10 million sports fans per month on our 16 YouTube channels. We're building the premier interactive network for sports fans and are looking to add a full-time on-air host to focus specifically on the NBA and/or our expansion of NBA team-specific shows. We just moved into our brand-new studio in downtown Dallas and this role is on-location and is not available for work-from-home or remote candidates. Our broadcasting style is a mix of news reporting, opinion, entertainment, and audience engagement. We currently have 5 NBA shows: NBA Now, and 4 team-specific shows. On a given week, NBA Now publishes 1-2 live broadcasts on YouTube as well as 3-4 on-demand episodes, which are typically 12-15 minutes in length. Our NBA team shows typically publish 3-5 videos per week which varies with seasonality. Our team-specific NBA shows cover the following: Dallas Mavericks, LA Lakers, Boston Celtics, and Golden State Warriors. We encourage interested candidates to get to know our shows & style by watching some of our shows on the following YouTube channels: Chat Sports | Lakers Report | All Things Mavs | Warriors Today | Celtics News & Rumors | Cowboys Report | Raiders Report

The Role:
As an NBA On-Air Host at Chat Sports, you’ll have the opportunity to co-host or solo-host our flagship show NBA Now, which broadcasts live 1 hour shows 1-2x per week, as well as being the solo host of your own NBA team-focused show(s). Our show hosts work with our Production staff through the entire process of making a show happen, which typically is: script -- > graphics building -- > quality assurance review -- > filming -- > YouTube copywriting & artwork -- > publishing -- > distribution & community engagement.

An ideal candidate possesses the following:

  • Current experience hosting a podcast, radio, TV or YouTube show
  • Unique and consistent social media presence
  • Deep knowledge of the NBA and current storylines, as well as a strong understanding of the NBA offseason (free agency, NBA Draft, roster cuts, etc)
  • Strong camera presence, ability to speak on several topics per show without a teleprompter, sense of humor and humility in your delivery
  • A self-starter attitude and desire to bring energy and passion to our company
  • Proven understanding and knowledge in ‘how the Internet works’, especially surrounding the audience acquisition and retention
  • Above average knowledge of SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
  • An understanding that the sports industry is not a 9-5 job
  • Experience working with (or using): Microsoft Office or Google Docs/Sheets, Dropbox, Windows, MacOS
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Organizational skills and ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Basic video editing skills with iMovie (or similar program)

To Apply:
Fill out the application in full on Indeed: On-Air Host & Analyst: NBA - YouTube / Podcast