Full Time Job

Broadcast Operations Technician

Warner Bros. Discovery

Oslo, Germany 10-25-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Position Summary:

The position supports the Senior Manager of Broadcast Operations with the delivery and management of broadcast facilities and operations in Norway for the Eurosport and Free-to-Air sports portfolios, across all linear and digital platforms. The role supports local productions for Norway as well as production support for other Nordic countries. In addition, the role works with vendors and freelancers for broadcast operations, supporting key projects and live broadcast events and expanding digital requirements. The role supports the implementation and technical set up for the Olympics according to the production, editorial and content strategy. This position is based on a Monday-Friday working pattern but includes an on-call status to respond to broadcast emergencies and will require support for live events at weekends and overnight. The role reports into the Regional Operations team in MT&O via the Senior Manager of Broadcast Operations.

• To deliver current and future requirements of the WBD Sports and local Norway business for Broadcast services inclusive of the FTA and Eurosport portfolios
• Day to day management of the studio and other broadcast facilities including post, Commentary and MAM
• Understand the requirements for the delivery to evolving Digital platforms
• To support the production of business cases and presentations to illustrate market needs
• To maintain relationships with vendors, with an emphasis on maintaining superior quality of service and operational reliability
• To work effectively with a team of trusted freelance engineers and operators
• When required, to delegate for the Senior Manager of Broadcast Services
• Review any issues, identify trends and partner with other departments to manage issues through to resolution
• Support the Norway business with preparation and delivery of Summer and Winter Olympics services and other major sporting events including technical setup and building and implementing technical workflows
• Partner with other Nordic teams to make bast use of shared facilities
• Ensure appropriate processes, documentation and SOP's are in place and kept up to date for internal teams and freelance operators and crew
• As part of the wider Regional Operations team, collaborate with colleagues and derive benefit from the many shared challenges

• Technical awareness and able to converse effectively with technologists and engineers
• Experience and understanding of broadcasting multiplatform TV services and the associated operational processes and workflows
• Experience with the latest IP based broadcast production systems and processes
• Knowledge of cloud based production systems
• Knowledge of the DTH, Free-to-Air and digital platforms in the Norway market
• Good at building strong relationships
• Good team player, including working with internal and freelance resources
• Able to manage situations personally and through a team, while knowing when it is appropriate to escalate an issue
• Supporting the delivery of projects
• Experience in live production techniques, including sports events
• Able to travel on business from time to time
• Excellent English and Norwegian communication skills
• Application of Corporate Social Responsibility and able to comply with the WBD Code of Ethics

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8xx0q-18-206-48-243-42 in your application.