Freelance Viz Operator

Posted: 6/19/2013 | Expires: 7/19/2013

Location: New York
Function: Production
Duration: Freelance
Salary Description:

The Role
Control of on-air graphics including lower third banners, full screen graphics, and live, just in, breaking, exclusive, and moments ago bugs. Coordinate cues with producers, control room headlines writer, director, and technical director to ensure graphics reach air properly. Proofread graphics making sure they are created correctly and fonts are spelled correctly prior to show.

-At least 1 year of experience in live television or equivalent college degree
-Ability to juggle multiple requests for different graphics in quick succession via headset
-Ability to follow reporters and scripts during show so graphics are fired in a timely fashion
-Quick turnaround when troubleshooting including looking ahead in show rundowns and informing appropriate personnel of errors
-Ability to adapt and understand the flow of each show and how graphics are used accordingly
-Ability to work varied hours, early AM or late night

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