Media Manager, CNBC

Posted: 2/15/2019

Location: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


As Media Manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the CNBC (MAM) Media Asset Management system- Managing server space, designating retention value of feeds and clips for CNBC Archives and managing metadata to enable retrieval, reuse and discovery of digital assets. The media manager will be the MAM SME (Subject Matter Expert).

The ideal candidate must be able to excel in a fast-paced environment, work well under pressure and be solution-oriented. Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to follow up are critical components of this role.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Proactively identify process improvements for business systems and interdepartmental collaborations.
  • Oversee Grass Valley Stratus MAM system administration, user licensing and rights management.
  • Provide access, instruction and training to new and current employees on the MAM system, as well as other editorial platform tools.
  • Lead testing on software updates.
  • Explore ways to refine and improve Media Content Center workflow and develop standard operating procedures as needed.
  • Designate retention value of feeds and clips for CNBC Archives and manage server-space, implementing proper labeling conventions.
  • Sub-clip b-roll for future use.
  • Review, denote or purge outdated videos and/or logos.
  • Prioritize and move files between Stratus/Edius and Avid Interplay and off-line storage
  • Partner with post production to regularly review and delete project video files
  • Collaborate with Long Form, Digital and other editorial groups to ensure unrestricted and approved video is archived and logged by Archivist.
  • Hold periodic refresher workshops.
  • Report out on storage usage, user data trends and other data analysis as requested.


  • •Bachelors degree in communications, journalism or liberal arts field preferred
    •Minimum 3 years working in or with post-production process
    • Strong knowledge of digital media file formats ( MPEG, WMV,TGA, WAV, PSD,
    DV25, etc.)
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office suites: Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Team player
    • Excellent communications skills
    • Able to work well under pressure and prioritize multiple requests
    • Demonstrated ability to make decisions, meet deadlines and successfully manage multiple assignments
    • Ability to work flexible schedules including evenings, weekends and holidays as required.

    • Experience supporting Grass Valley Stratus and Edius products;
    • Knowledge of database media management
    • Familiarity with Avid Interplay, Avid iNews;
    • Progressive experience working with archival and video libraries is a plus.
    • Experience in news gathering in a major market.

    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.

    About CNBC:

    With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD, CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to approximately 371 million homes worldwide, including more than 100 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network's 15 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC at night features a mix of new reality programming, CNBC's highly successful series produced exclusively for CNBC and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries.

    CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products which deliver real-time financial market news and information across a variety of platforms. These include CNBC.com, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides real-time global market data and live access to CNBC global programming; and a suite of CNBC Mobile products including the CNBC Real-Time iPhone and iPad Apps.

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