Freelance - Network Operator

Posted: 6/14/2018

Location: Orlando, Florida
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


The Network Operator should be technically inclined with a comprehensive understanding of and the ability to operate broadcast equipment on a National/International Broadcast Operations level. This includes original taped programming, LIVE tournaments, Press Conferences and LIVE news events.

The Network Operator is responsible for ensuring a quality on air presentation for all facets of programming on Golf Channel networks. They must possess strong communication skills with all supporting departments and have the ability to work under pressure and solve problems quickly.


Job Duties
  • On air operation of Florical Broadcast Automation Systems and Evertz switching for play-out
  • Editing, managing on air logs, automation playlists and server device management as required
  • Complete LIVE on air faxing with remote and studio sources for playlist accuracy and execution including detailed times and notations on air log from Com Ops
  • Monitor quality of outgoing signals and adjust equipment as necessary
  • Preview scheduled programs to ensure that signals are functioning and programs are ready for broadcast. Air checklists and playlist monitoring for on air playout accuracy
  • Ensure Close Captioning and world feed routing is accurate
  • Report equipment problems, ensure that repairs are made, and perform emergency workarounds
  • Quality Control of filing shows and commercial spots into video server. Knowledge of spot delivery platforms a must.
  • Video non-linear editing using Omneon Servers and Adobe Premiere
  • LIVE event execution – strong communication with multiple remote sources and production control rooms effectively



  • Basic Qualifications
  • Basic television workflow knowledge
  • Proficiency with on air Automation Systems, clearcom, and router processes.
  • Computer related experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible schedule nights, overnights, weekends, and holidays
  • Working knowledge of HD formats
  • Be able to read and understand Video and Audio metering software
  • Punctual, regular and consistent attendance

    Additional Job Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )
  • Must be willing to work in Orlando, FL
  • Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

    Desired Qualifications
  • Two years high level on air Broadcast Operations experience a plus
  • Florical Automation experience preferred
  • College Degree in related field (Communication, Broadcasting) preferred

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