Location: New York, New York
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive
Learn various critical roles in television productionCollaborate with the teamOffer technical and creative solutions to create the overall vision for airPrepare and organize show notes, script, set placement and camera directionsBuild and organize switcher effects, snapshots, transitions and specialty wipesCreate and maintain show documentationTest and prepare systems and equipment for usePrepare and route video and audio sourcesSwitch live programs and communicate real-time direction to technical crewCommunicate show element coordination during rehearsal and live productionPartner with engineering on equipment set up Manage multiple tasks simultaneouslyMix multiple audio sourcesCoordinate and prepare talent mics and mix-minus for studio and remotesMaintain intercom system for local and remote productionsEdit music and sound effects within a short turnaround to airPrepare audio operations technical infrastructure details for assigned showsSet-up, time and configure all camera components and confirm video signalsProperly operate, maintain and troubleshoot equipmentShade cameras during eventsColor Correct live feeds and monitors in the studiosSwitch cameras, operate robotics, and patch cables as neededConduct minor video engineering as neededOversee proper strike and storage of equipment (cameras, audio, etc)Test microphones and IFBs, and place them on talent in the studioAssist department in maintaining high level of event productions
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:
NBC Universal has an opening for a Fixed Term Technical Operations Associate– 2 Year Training Program
The Associate will work in a supported learning environment to develop the skills and knowledge that will assist them in learning the job requirements of different positions, including but not limited to, Technical Director, Audio Engineer, Video Operator, Lighting Director, Robotic Camera Operator, Audio Assist, and Graphics Playback. They will work alongside trained technical staff and perform the functions of daily productions at MSNBC.
Pursuit of Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Communications, Broadcasting, or closely related field.
Computer proficiency in desktop applications with database experience
Technically savvy with ability to multi-task, cross-train and learn skills quickly.
Must be available for all shifts, including weekends and holidays.
Must be willing to work additional hours beyond scheduled with no notice.
Must be willing to work in New York City.
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
Must be 18 years or older
Ability to think quickly, and keep pace with fast moving shows
Strong client service and interpersonal skills
Ability to handle pressure in an on-air environment
Knowledge of live news TV production processes
Advanced PC computer skills or minor in Computer Science
Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills
Ability to work in fast-paced, team-oriented environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.