Master Control Room Operative - Freelance

Employer
Location
London
Posted
Apr 24, 2014
Closes
May 24, 2014
Contact
Ms. Bloomberg Recruitment
Duration
Freelance
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.

Qualifications
-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.

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