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Freelance Master Control Operator

Altice USA, Woodbury, NY

One of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States

Duration: Full-Time


Overview

We are Altice USA; a family of businesses that includes Optimum, Suddenlink, Optimum Mobile, Optimum Business, A4 advertising, Cheddar, and News12. Our common goal is connecting our customers to friends and family, shows they love, advertising that resonates and news that matters. We're building a workforce that thrives on collaboration, inclusion, and innovation. We hope connecting you to a potential role is just the beginning

Responsibilities

News 12 Long Island is looking for a Master Control Operator to control the video and audio final product for all News 12 services. The ideal candidate will monitor on-air signals and maintain quality standards. Maintain the program log and assist traffic department with changes. Insert commercials and give commercial cues to studio. Record or store programs and program segments for playback. Play back programming to air. Upload commercials into storage for playback. Identify and assist with troubleshooting equipment problems. Coordinate repairs and maintenance. Identify problems and take prompt corrective action. Coordinate activities and on air playback including training. Participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Minimum one year of experience in broadcast/cable environment preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of production equipment and production technique.
  • Basic knowledge of computer based production equipment as well as knowledge in current and emerging newscast technologies.
  • Basic knowledge of video/audio signal and tape dynamics.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Ability to work independently in the absence of supervisor.
  • Ability to make accurate and quick decisions to maintain integrity of operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Flexible schedule with ability to work nights, weekends and holidays.

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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About Altice USA

Altice USA is a communications and media company that enables its customers through the power of connectivity. With a relentless focus on challenging today’s norm while developing the telecommunication of the future, our products and services bring people closer together and connect them to the things that matter most to them, faster and more easily than ever before.

From high-speed broadband and ultra-HD video, to digital advertising solutions, local news, telephony, and wireless offerings, we are making connections possible around the country -- to businesses, to consumers, to communities, to schools, to hospitals, and everyone in between. 

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