Full Time Job

Technical Operations Specialist


Fort Lee, NJ 01-19-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

• Technical Directing live as well as recorded programs, segments, spots, promos and commercials
• Ability to build splits, boxes, and multi-layered effects on the switcher level
• Ability to perform ingest and signal acquisition duties as needed
• Editing news and or sweeps pieces under tight deadlines
• Maintain inventory and perform daily housekeeping of all switcher effects and banks
• Proactively stay current with production changes, and technology advancements that are designed to improve workflows
• Maintain strict station quality standards
• Willingness to help train colleagues
• Participate in editorial meetings
• Submit Issue tracker discrepancy report as needed
• Perform other duties as needed and directed by management

• 5+ Years working in television news preferably in a top 10 news market
• In-depth experience of Adobe Premiere or similar NLE
• Fully knowledgeable on P2 Workflow.
• Experience editing news packages under tight deadlines
• Excellent Story Telling Skills with sound news judgment
• Experience managing digital content in a production environment
• Experience with production automation in a live environment
• Fully knowledgeable in all aspects of television production
• Knowledge of graphics devices such as Ross Xpression
• Knowledge of video servers such as Omneon
• Strong Computer Skills with experience with computer applications working and monitoring multiple screens and software applications simultaneously in a broadcast environment
• Candidate must be able to work under stress and tight deadlines
• Ability to react quickly and make decisions
• Ability to work as a team and interface with all levels to drive our news vision
• Strong Interpersonal skills with ability to interface with all levels of management & user community
• Candidate must be willing to join IBEW Union
• Candidate must be willing to work evenings, weekends, overnights, holidays
• A positive and motivated attitude to consistently raise the production standard

Desired Characteristics
• Bachelor's degree in Communication
• Bilingual (English/Spanish)
• In-depth experience with ROSS switchers
• Familiarity with ROSS Dashboard
• In-depth experience with Dalet Galaxy
• In-depth experience of Adobe Premiere
• In-depth experience working with P2 Workflow
• Experience with Solid State Logic Audio Consoles.