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Senior Audio Technical Specialist

Warner Media

Atlanta, GA 08-19-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description

Warner Bros. Studio Facilities (WBSF) oversees the physical operations of the historic 110-acre main lot in Burbank including its 30 soundstages and 20-acre backlot, as well as production-related services including costume, set-dressing, construction, set lighting, catering, transportation, photography and much more. The production site also hosts tours for consumers offering guests intimate views at the inner workings of thriving entertainment studios.

The Job

Senior Audio Technical Specialist

The Daily
• REMI (Remote Engineered Multi-Site Integration) Audio Management: Reactive, proactive, quality control, and implementation of audio paths and content for broadcasting, recording, and streaming. Ensure all communication channels for broadcasts between location(s), League/Event Offices, and studios (''The Hub'' or ''PCR'') are built, routed, and assigned prior to scheduled ''engineering fax'' in advance of production utilization. This establishes chemistry, consistency, and confidence between departments within Studios and Sports in addition to external partners and clients.
• Serve as the technical liaison between management, engineering, sports, production, and audio groups to determine the technical and artistic audio needs of studio shows.
• Assist in research, selection, and implementation of best/appropriate audio related technologies and practices for remote sports broadcasts, in-studio productions, and hybrid environments.
• Investigate, learn, and advise on new technologies.
• This collaboration is critical to meeting the sound needs of each show.
• Mix sports and entertainment events at remote locations and in studios. This maintains awareness of best practices and new technologies improving the quality of sound content produced for Sports, Studios, partners, and clients.
• Ensure best practices of accepted audio standards for quality of productions involving Studios and Sports by developing and standardizing expectations for audio positions and associated tasks, developing a standard audio training program (growth ladder), and developing and overseeing continuing education programs for audio operators and technicians. Help others understand the synergies of audio and video. Change the attitude of ''It is only audio''. This guarantees talent growth and retention through education, insight and experience while maintaining show quality.
• Build relationships and train with other subject matter experts within Warner Media for cross-functional education and personal growth.

The Essentials
• At least 15 years of mixing live Sports, Entertainment or News productions.
• Expert understanding of audio signal flow as it applies to broadcasting, recording, and streaming of Live Sports, Entertainment or News for remotes, studios, and hybrid environments.
• Expert understanding of audio signal flow.
• Expert understanding of intercom operation and software.
• Expert understanding of digital audio equipment.
• Understanding of remote and studio wiring.
• Experience troubleshooting and repairing audio equipment.
• Experience with multiple networks, sports, and clients
• High School Diploma Required.
• College or Technical Degree preferred.

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