Full Time Job

Senior Broadcast Operations Coordinator

Tennis Channel

Santa Monica, CA 06-05-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Tennis Channel's Senior Broadcast Operations Coordinator will play an integral role facilitating the proper running of the Broadcast Operations Center. Working closely with the entire team of Broadcast Operations Coordinators and indirectly with Production, Digital, Promotions, Traffic (Ad Sales) and Graphics to name a few. The Senior Broadcast Operations Coordinator will primarily maintain Tennis Channel's day of air workflows.

The Senior Broadcast Operations Coordinator will oversee the daily broadcast of Tennis Channel's linear Network paying special attention to playlist automation, programming guides, air server records as well as oversight of ingest/segmentation of files for server playback. The Senior Broadcast Operations Coordinator will also monitor our air signal including closed captioning, liaise with our signal provider to ensure confidence return with our channel affiliates.

Tennis Channel, owned and operated by Sinclair Broadcast Group, offers the opportunity to broaden your horizons regarding tennis match play and player lifestyles. We have also introduced Pickleball to our viewers over the last 6 months. On occasion we even share content with Bally Regional Sports networks, which produce shows from our facility.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Monitor the on-air signal and ensure quality delivery of our content to the viewers.
• Schedule the on-air content as instructed by the programming and production departments.
• Accurately route and record content to the air server for playback.
• Facilitate the correct insertion of commercial content during live broadcast and server playback.

• Ingest content for air as needed.
• Ensure closed captions are present on outbound feed.
• Troubleshoot technical issues, including escalation to Engineering as needed.
• Demonstrate an understanding of transmission SOPs as they pertain to master control needs.
• Help with the training of new hires, in various stages of learning, as instructed by the Broadcast Operations Center Manager or Supervisor.

Required Experience:
• Minimum 3 years Broadcast Operations experience
• Must have strong understanding of SDI and digital signal flows
• Familiarity with the following equipment: Wohler, Imagine Router panels, AVID FastServe, NEXIO, Haivision, Selenio Frame Sync, LiveU, RTS comms, various encoding / decoding
• Must be comfortable with the pressure associated with performing operations on a live network and be capable of remaining focused when working under pressure
• Knowledge of tennis scoring, and rules is a bonus, but not required

Tennis Channel is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

About Tennis Channel

Tennis Channel is the media home to two twenty-four-hour television networks, a subscription streaming service, online magazine and podcasts dedicated to the sport and its unique lifestyle. The tennis-media hub is home to every aspect of the wide-ranging, worldwide tennis community. Tennis Channel is carried nationwide by every one of the top ten pay-TV service providers.

About PickleballTV

Pickleballtv (PBTV) is the 24-hour television home of America's fastest growing sport. With coverage of tournaments throughout the year, the network offers 1,000+ hours of live matches from the game's top professionals and biggest stars. PBTV also provides viewers with first-class instruction, exclusive lifestyle programming and studio news content and more.

About Sinclair

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. Also, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, our own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

The base hourly compensation range for this role is $29.20 to $32.45 per hour. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidates' relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location. Full time positions are eligible for benefits that include participation in a retirement plan, life and disability insurance, health, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, sick leave, vacation time, personal time, parental leave and employee stock purchase plan.


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gp2xe0-3-230-173-188-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $29.20 to $32.45 Per Hour ($ USD)