Full Time Job

Broadcast Engineer

Bentkey Ventures

Los Angeles, CA 06-16-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Bentkey Ventures (Daily Wire) is looking for a Broadcast Engineer to join our Production team! The Broadcast Engineer will be responsible for the installation, maintenance and operation of all broadcast-related equipment. You will provide technical support to ensure the quality of production and transmission of both audio and video. Our ideal candidate for the role has previous professional experience in a similar role, is passionate about working with video systems (knowledge of Ross a huge plus!) and is a team-player. If you feel you are the right fit for the role, we look forward to hearing from you!


  • Coordinate and monitor studio productions to ensure technical quality
    • Set up gear, streaming, and encoding for all shows
  • Collaborate with Director of Production, Directors, Producers, and Studio Manager for podcasts and other live shows
    • Strategize most appropriate use of computers, monitors, control room configuration, broadcast gear, and live streaming services for live video and audio content
    • Create and implement new show packages and updated assets
    • Configure broadcasts across the production gear, often adjusting to the needed format and style
  • Maintain and update recording gear, playback and graphics computer systems, servers, streaming hardware, and software to ensure all are in working order
  • Manage a variety of daily assets, including video and image graphics for live show recordings
  • Research and pitch ideas for new gear and production software to Production leadership team
  • Install new gear and production software as productions change and new projects are added
  • Maintain and organize digital assets across live productions including graphic and playback elements within shows
  • Set up and update each show’s inputs and outputs in the Ross Ultrix router for efficiency in changing between programs
  • Work with Studio Manager and Producers to execute guest appearances for other networks
  • Support Producers, Studio Manager, and Directors in show operations
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Experience & Requirements:

  • 2+ years of similar work experience in a professional production environment
  • Working knowledge of Ross Video System products including but not limited to: Ultrix, Xpression, Graphite, and Carbonite
  • Experience setting up and operating web-based live productions including using production switchers, IP network gear, routers, and graphics
  • Understanding of audio/video and ethernet routing
  • Basic camera-operating skills required
  • Basic editing skills required
  • Familiar with Adobe Premiere workflow
  • Familiar with animation and motion graphics workflow

Reports to: Director of Production

Start date: Immediate

Employment type: Full-time; Non-exempt

To learn more about Bentkey, please visit the Daily Wire Facebook and YouTube page.

Bentkey Ventures provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Please Note: Bentkey Ventures participates in E-Verify and performs background checks on all new hires. We will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Thank you!

Salary Details

Salary Range: $75,000 to $100,000 Per Year ($ USD)

Compensation: $75K-$100K annually (Non-exempt; hourly rate + OT)

Benefits: Health insurance options (medical through Anthem; dental and vision through Guardian); Paid Time Off; 401k (5% match)

Company Profile
Bentkey Ventures

Bentkey Venture (The Daily Wire) is a politically conservative news and opinion website featuring a 24/7 website, www.thedailywire.com, which publishes conservative commentary on major political and cultural issues, both domestic and global, on a daily basis. This commentary comes primarily in the form of digital media (podcasts) and news articles. Bentkey is always seeking candidates who are sharp, eager, humble, and team-oriented to continue to build our team and company culture with. We look forward to hearing from you!