Full Time Job

Media Specialist


San Antonio, TX 08-23-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

The Media Specialist oversees and manages the daily workflow for the GV Stratus/Edius system, all delivery of shows videos, SOTS and PKGs for the News department, including acquisitions, on-air promotions, Digital, Legal, Marketing. He/she is also responsible for the morning news and weather cut-ins as an entry level APC operator.

The Media Specialist will also be plugged into current and future media operation initiatives with full understanding and ability to translate and support the end user.

Reporting to the Production Manager and working closely with the entire team of media specialists. Each media specialist is expected to facilitate the media needs of all departments, properly escalate issues and maintain clean morning cut-ins.

Duties include:
• Information liaison between managers, producers and post-production of new workflows.
• Assist Editors, Producers & Managers with the creation of content file based links.
• Responsible for maintaining Stratus/Edius Workspace & storage.
• Responsible for Transcoding, Archiving, Restoring & Purging media in Stratus.
• Manage file workflows, ingest, metadata organization, and hardware issues.
• Ensure all ingested content has been correctly and accurately processed, this will include checking the technical and visual quality of the Breves ingested asset, accurate entry of metadata and tracking of material IDs.
• Have a deep understanding of media workflow efficiency tools and train end users on how to use them.
• Advising managers and engineers of system irregularities and trouble-shooting irregularities.
• Collaborate with NEWS, Entertainment, Sports & Scripted Media Managers and multiple
ingest personnel to ensure proper workflows are followed and fulfill daily requests.
• Attend monthly NBCu all stations media operations meetings.
• And other duties that may be assigned.

• Minimum 1-year Media Management experience.
• Minimum entry level local news TD/ Directing experience with Ross Overdrive Production Automation, or similar.
• Bi-lingual English/Spanish oral proficiency.
• Management and organizational skills with attention to priority and detail.
• Strong knowledge and understanding of broadcast and production technology.
• Studio and Remote production experience including facilities, resource scheduling & logistics.
• Ability to effectively multi-task in a dynamic environment.
• Strong interpersonal and professional communication skills.
• Team player committed to working in a quality environment.
• Must be able to work any of a 24 x 7 schedule, and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice (if applicable).
• Must be willing to work at the production center in San Antonio, Texas.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States (if applicable).
• Must be 18 years or older (if applicable).
• Must have a valid driver's license (if applicable).
• 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.

• Grass Valley Stratus & Edius Editor.
• Strategic thinking and planning, decision-making and communication skills.
• Ability to create Standard Operations and practices for workflows in editing and media
• In-depth knowledge of production operations, planning and management.
• Strong operational knowledge of HD video, file based workflows, ingest, QC and archiving of tape and file based programs.
• Strong knowledge of electronic program delivery of program material, and related operational
• Strong analytical skills.
• Attention to detail.
• Ability to work effectively under pressure.
• Advising managers and engineers of system irregularities and trouble-shooting irregularities.
• Strong knowledge of file formats i.e. MXF Op1A, Apple Pro-Res, 4k, H264, & AFF.
• Knowledge of quality compliance for broadcast standards.
• Knowledge of Closed Captioning.
• Basic entry level knowledge or Ross overdrive, Xpression

Additional Information

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