Full Time Job

Toc Operator 1

CBS Television Stations

Studio City, CA 06-08-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major US markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation's #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O'DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network, CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations' top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News' streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as CBSNews.com and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today's digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.

CBS2/KCAL9 has an immediate opening for a Technical Operations Center (TOC) Technician for the Los Angeles Duopoly. The Technical Operations Center (TOC) Technician is responsible for working as a team with editorial staff and field crews in acquiring, routing and operating equipment for the KCBS2/KCAL9 News operation.

Job Function:

Duties include acquiring and routing technically accurate signals. A successful candidate must have a sound understanding of RF and evolving technologies with the ability to multi-task under deadline pressures. Bring a ''can-do'' approach to problem solving in a fast paced-high energy environment. Also, open to implementing new technologies and/or methods to accomplish future assignments.
• Knowledge of RF principles (Microwave and Satellite tuning)
• DENG & DSNG truck operation skills a plus
• Safely operate news gathering equipment
• Knowledge of Cellular Bonding systems (Dejero, LiveU)
• Schedule and record live feeds
• Edit stories quickly and accurately
• Sound technical decisions under pressure

Required:
• Excellent computer skills
• Ability to work in fast paced, high pressure environment
• Must be a self-starter with excellent organizational skills
• Strong work ethic, positive attitude & leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities a must.
• Excellent people and communication skills
• Good conflict resolution and problem-solving skills

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g46e2v-44-192-65-228-42 in your application.

Company Profile
CBS Television Stations

Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The iconic Paramount logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as Sunset Boulevard, The Godfather, Forrest Gump and Ferris Bueller's Day Off.