Part Time Job

Media Replay Operator


Charlotte, NC 04-27-2022
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  • Paid
  • Part Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Media Replay Operator II (PT)

Media Replay Operators II work with the directors and staff in the control room before and during productions. Work will be performed in a fast-paced environment for a wide variety of studio shows and events. The Media Replay Operator II will be responsible for organizing, recording, editing and playing back server-based material during live and pre-recorded productions while ensuring all content meets ESPN's high standards for video and audio quality. They are also responsible for local media management and naming conventions.

• Organization and distribution of all server content used for recording and playback during control room productions.
• Checking the video and audio quality of content during live and recorded programming, setting up records of incoming feeds and editing show content.
• Advanced levels of operating in a fast paced, high pressure and deadline driven environment.
• Measuring audio and video signals to ensure quality control of ESPN endorsed standards on all operations using comprehensive knowledge of broadcast methods.
• Demonstrating an advanced knowledge of editing techniques on non-linear systems.
• Understanding complex information and disseminating it to proper personnel in a clear and concise manner.
• Supporting ESPN Domestic networks, including Deportes, as well as all ESPN International networks.
• Creating learning opportunities that foster development for other operators.
• Prioritizing and disseminating information amongst the media crew in the control room to ensure seamless productions.
• Participation in required administrative tasks including, but not limited to, the effective utilization of all ESPN software-based applications.
• Embrace company initiatives including town and/or departmental meetings, upward feedback, performance management applications and employee surveys. Encourage others to do the same.
• Problem solving, troubleshooting and effective communication to best convey any issues needing resolution.
• Seeking out information regarding the workflow of other business units, including their impact and/or specific integration with Production Operations, and utilizing that information to enhance processes and/or educate others.
• Participation in training programs, (physical, classroom, virtual, etc.) for self-career development and/or regarding any relevant equipment and workflow changes within the operation.
• Any other duties needed to help achieve business objectives

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum of 4 years practical TV Production or related experience at the large market or network level.
• Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
• Flexibility to alter shifts/days off and work overtime to accommodate projects and departmental objectives.
• Must demonstrate ability to perform tasks under tight deadlines, work independently and lead simultaneous projects.
• Strong interpersonal communication skills are a necessity.
• Organizational, efficiency and planning skills are required.
• Ability to initiate and lead projects especially with regards to training and enhancing business workflows.
• Ability to work as a part of a team dynamic.
• Must be willing and able to adapt to a constantly changing environment.
• Candidates must have a good computer background (Office 365, ENPS, SLACK etc.) and strong communication skills including experience with computer network signal flow.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Advanced knowledge of server playback systems and non-linear editing systems such as Quantel.
• Advanced knowledge of TV Production equipment, workflows, and technology including but not limited to, broadcast routers, vector scope and waveform monitors, media management, and technical standards.
• Well-rounded experience in a live production control room environment.
• Bilingual (written and spoken) – English/Spanish

Required Education
• High School Diploma or Equivalent

Preferred Education
• Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Studio Production, Journalism or related field
• Vocational School Certification
• Related Experience

This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company's international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpp29o-3-238-72-122-42 in your application.

Company Profile

ESPN, Inc. is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment entity featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities.