Media Ingest Technician

Posted: 6/28/2019

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

  • Work closely with Network Assignment Desks, Sat Ops, Field Producers, studio crew and/or truck operators to coordinate media to be fed and captured.
  • Assist Technical Operations Team and Production Operations Team with weekly scheduling and shift adjustments during special events.
  • Communicate and coordinate capture assignments with Media Ingest Techs.
  • Facilitate web recordings & phone interviews, as needed
  • Coordinate with Segment Producers the capture schedule of any content to be brought in from foreign correspondents.
  • Field all feed/roll requests via email or phone and coordinate the preparation of special content for distribution.
  • Recommend deletion schedules and archive priorities.
  • Provided editorial guidance to balance Satellite feeds and VOD requests.
  • Responsible for the nomenclature of ingest clips with a predetermined description of material fed; captured in accordance with the naming conventions established by the MCOE media Manager.
  • Write synopsis/log of feeds as needed, data entry
  • Alert Producers, control room and Tape Producers to breaking news or other pertinent video feeds.
  • Coordinate with Technical Operations Engineer on items to be rolled on daily basis; and checking video-audio quality of incoming feeds.
  • Initiate live media capture and / or manually ingest ENG content, as needed
  • Gather feedback from Media Ingest Techs and report all discrepancies directly to Technical Operations Engineers to troubleshoot all TX issues.
  • Search the web for editorial content pertinent to news gathering properties and relay information to production team

  • • Must have 2-3 years of editorial experience.
    • Ability to communicate with different clients who have different needs and within different levels of the business (senior leaders to fellow Technicians).
    • Familiarity with OTT streaming services
    • Ability to recognize relevant audio/video with high potential for compelling television and inclusion into Telemundo programming.
    • Demonstrated ability to multi-task within a busy live television environment while working with many sources.
    • Knowledge of iNews, FTP technology and AVID server-based digital media asset system.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work with others under tight broadcast deadlines.
    • Ability to multi-task and react quickly during daily broadcasts.
    • Must be able to work weekends, early mornings and overnights, including late and/or last minute scheduling changes in a 24/7 production work environment.

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    NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality, Spanish-language content to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. This fast-growing multiplatform portfolio is comprised of the Telemundo Network and Station Group, Telemundo Deportes, Telemundo Global Studios, Universo, and a Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit. Telemundo Network features original Spanish-language entertainment, news and sports content reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 30 local stations, 51 affiliates and its national feed. Telemundo also owns WKAQ, a television station that serves viewers in Puerto Rico. Telemundo Deportes is the designated Spanish-language home of two of the world’s most popular sporting events: FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032. Telemundo Global Studios is the company’s domestic and international scripted production unit including Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International Studios, Telemundo International, as well as all of the company’s co-production partnerships. As the #1 media company reaching Hispanics and millennials online, the Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit distributes original content across multiple platforms, maximizing its exclusive partnerships with properties such as BuzzFeed, Vox and Snapchat. Through Telemundo Internacional, the largest U.S.-based distributor of Spanish-language content in the world and Universo, the fastest growing Hispanic entertainment cable network, the company reflects the diverse lifestyle, cultural experience and language of its expanding audience. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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