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Audio Engineer/A1 - SportsNet New York

NBCUniversal, LLC, New York, New York

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


Job Duties:
  • Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming.
  • Familiarity with 5.1 surround sound, up mixing, down mixing and operation of associated support equipment.
  • Work creatively and collaboratively with Production, Operations management and other staff to establish sound production practices for the delivery of content within sports, news, and topical programming.
  • Become fully knowledgeable in all aspects of operation and basic maintenance of the production audio systems including but not limited to: audio console, RTS intercom system programming, audio server routing, RF microphones and IFBs as well as other audio or communication related support systems.
  • Perform daily set-up operations and continuously monitor audio levels from all sources across multiple studios to ensure consistent quality in accordance with established industry standards and guidelines.
  • Pro-actively and as directed, maintain the integrity of all associated audio and support equipment, notifying Operations’ management should anything require repair or replacement.


Basic Qualifications



  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required.

  • A minimum of two (2) years of related A1 experience in live, multi-camera studio production.

  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and set / strike studio gear.



Additional Job Requirements


  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Ability to travel as required

  • It is the policy of SNY to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

  • Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.

  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.

  • Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.



Desired Qualifications



  • Previous experience with SSL audio boards, RTS intercom systems & ENCO audio servers a plus;
    Configuration knowledge of the RTS Adam Edit communication system preferred.

  • Knowledge of all commonly used RF and wired microphones, IFB and PL systems.

  • Familiarity with NY sports.

  • Qualified applicants must demonstrate and maintain an understanding of established industry standards, equipment and quality control.

  • Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom computer system a plus.

  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required.

  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment.

  • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays.



NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including 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.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

Since its launch in 2006, SNY has established itself as the linear and digital home for all things New York sports. From our state-of-the-art facilities at 4 World Trade Center, we develop more original NY sports news and entertainment content than anyone else in the industry.

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.

NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including 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.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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