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Publication or Company Bloomberg Master Control Room Operative Freelance
Job Title Master Control Room Operative - Freelance
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, TV/Cable
Salary Competitive
Job Duration Freelance
Job Location London, UK
Job Requirements The Role
Bloomberg Multimedia are currently looking for experienced freelance Master Control Room Operatives with transmission skills and understanding. This individual will work as part of a team in London facilitating all services running through our MCR division. The role includes ensuring the quality of our final output and global transmission, facilitating live output and guest setup, satellites bookings, IP transmission knowledge and operation, content quality control, remote facilities operation and care as well as troubleshooting various MCR and transmissions related issues.

-Proven experience and skills in MCR/TX environments with operational knowledge and troubleshooting skills.
-Solid understanding of Satellite bookings and transmission paths.
-Streaming technology knowledge (for example Streambox and LiveU)
-Ability to multi-task under pressure in a client-focused environment.
-Experience of setting up guests and reporters, troubleshooting any issues that should arise.
-OB Setup and trouble shooting knowledge.
-Basic networking knowledge including IP codec tranmission.
-File and Transmission QC.
-Knowledge of Broadcast Standards including HD, MPEG, Frame Rate, Aspect Ratio, PAL, NTSC.
-Broad hardware knowledge of broadcast equipment.
-Channel management experience including logs, editing and manual interventions to live channels.
-The roles will cover a variety of shifts covering Days, Nights and Weekends.
About Our Company The Company
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength – delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately – is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 315,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and Bloomberg BNA, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through the Bloomberg Professional service, television, radio, mobile, the Internet and three magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets and Bloomberg Pursuits, covers the world with more than 2,400 news and multimedia professionals at more than 150 bureaus in 73 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around the world.
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