Transmissions Coordinator - Afternoon/Evenings

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Jul 25, 2011
Closes
Aug 24, 2011
Contact
Ms. Bloomberg Recruitment
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time
Transmissions Coordinators are responsible for building and ensuring the integrity of video transmission paths over IP, fiber and satellite, in a live television environment. Regular duties include bandwidth acquisition, operations resource management, routing/switching, utilization of network control applications, QC and trouble shooting transmission-related issues. Coordinators are responsible for scheduling, ingesting and tagging all incoming feeds to server for live or taped programming. The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team-first environment is critical. Coordinators work closely with vendors, assignment desk editors, field production personnel, master control and engineers. The shift is Sunday through Thursday, 1p-10pm.

Qualifications:
-2+ years recent/relevant experience in a live TV news environment
-Ability to work well in a team setting under tight deadlines
-Flexibility with hours, i.e., shifts, nights, and weekends
-Strong organizational and communication skills
-Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills
-Knowledge of relevant technologies, equipment and services
-Experience with HD production and transmission a plus

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