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Freelance - Audio Engineer A1

NBCUniversal, LLC, Stamford, Connecticut

Create the extraordinary.

Duration: Freelance


Role Purpose:
Primary A1 audio mixing engineer for live news format and entertainment productions.

Responsibilities:
  • Mix live and taped news format productions with heavy emphasis on remotes and server playback.
  • Manage and update intercom panels and IFB designations.
  • Manage shared resources for seamless control room switching.
  • Prepare elements and control room for live and taped productions.
  • Test and verify equipment: Networked audio console, intercoms, RF and hard line microphones, RF and hard line IFB’s, routers, multiple audio and video servers, GPI interface with video switcher.
  • Construct multiple discrete mix-minus feeds.
  • Interface with editorial and control room staff to determine elements and solutions for new and ongoing productions.
  • Set up and operate small format audio cart for presentation and simultaneous to air situations with small frame console, IFB feeds, wireless microphones, IFBs, intercom and PA.
  • Embellish, edit, and sweeten audio in post using Protools and sound effects library.
  • Interface daily with audio team to research and design audio solutions pertaining to production needs.
  • Research and recommend new equipment.
  • Must display a strong sense of team with audio group and all levels of staff.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of five years audio experience; Minimum of two years of broadcast audio operation on Calrec audio board platform.
  • Extensive knowledge of digital/analog signal flow within large format networked audio consoles.
  • Knowledge of digital routing systems, ADAM intercom systems, ENCO work station, RF microphone and IFB Equipment, PC and Mac small format audio editing software.
  • Knowledge of Protools in an audio edit format (not used for live to air).
  • Must have an extensive knowledge and understanding of signal flow.

  • Must be available for all shifts (weekends and holidays); requires flexibility with last minute schedule shifts and a requirement to work overtime, as needed

    Eligibility Requirements
    • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
    • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
    • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be 18 years or older


    Desired Characteristics:
    • Ability to work in fast-paced, team-oriented environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Strong client service and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to handle pressure in an on-air environment


    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.

    NBC Sports Group serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBCSN, Golf Channel, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio and NBC Sports Digital, which includes NBCSports.com, NBCOlympics.com, GolfChannel.com, the digital assets of the NBC Sports Regional Networks, Rotoworld, the NBC Sports Talk franchise, multiple apps, and two transactional sports businesses, GolfNow and SportsEngine. NBC Sports Group possesses an unparalleled collection of television rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the International Olympic Committee and United States Olympic Committee, the NFL, NHL, NASCAR, IndyCar, PGA TOUR, The R&A, PGA of America, Churchill Downs, Premier League, Tour de France, French Open, and many more. In 2018, NBC Sports Group presented three of the biggest sporting events in the world: Super Bowl LII, the Winter Olympics from PyeongChang, South Korea, and the FIFA World Cup on the networks of Telemundo.

    NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.
  • About NBCUniversal, LLC

    We are one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.

    NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a premium ad-supported streaming service. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

    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. We take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Join us.

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