Freelance Field Production Coordinator

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
May 21, 2013
Closes
Jun 20, 2013
Contact
Ms. Bloomberg Recruitment
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time
The Role
Field Production Coordinators are primarily responsible for hiring and scheduling US domestic crews, studio facilities, sat trucks, and equipment. The position requires a technical, logistical and editorial understanding of live, remote, multi-camera broadcast production. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of direct experience in live television news. The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team-first environment is critical. Field Production Coordinators work closely with production services vendors, assignment desk editors, field producers and transmission coordinators.

Qualifications:
-Minimum of three years direct experience
-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
-Field producing and video transmission experience is a plus

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