Technical Operations Specialist (Job #51571391)

October 16, 2023 by Comments Off on Technical Operations Specialist (Job #51571391)

  • Full Time
  • Phoenix

Website TelemundoAZ Telemundo Arizona

Responsibilities
• Key member of the on-air production team at Phoenix, AZ, KTAZ TV with multiple duties.
• Technical Directing live and recorded programs, segments, spots, promos, and commercials using ROSS Overdrive.
• Ability to lead the execution of the news content with excellence, creativity, and professionalism under high demand and stressful situations, such as breaking news.
• Ability to build splits, boxes, and multi-layered effects on the switcher level.
• Ability to perform audio duties and show mixing as needed.
• Ability to perform ingest and signal acquisition duties as needed.
• Ability to perform editing duties, including videos for live newscasts under tight deadlines.
• Ability to work on special projects and elevate the production of our content.
• Ability to occasionally work from the field as needed.
• Keep inventory and perform daily housekeeping of all switcher effects and banks.
• Keep strict station quality standards.
• Proactively stay current with production changes and technology advancements designed to improve workflows.
• Willingness to help train colleagues.
• Take part in daily editorial meetings.
• Must have excellent time-management skills.
• Must have flexibility to work nights, early mornings, and weekends with short notice.
• This position requires producing content for OTT.
• File a daily Issue Tracker Discrepancy Report as needed.

Qualifications/Requirements
• In-depth experience with ROSS switchers
• Able to edit on Non-Linear editing systems like Media Composer/Adobe Premiere.
• Fully knowledgeable in all aspects of television production.
• Knowledge of graphics devices such as Xpression.
• Knowledge of video server playback and ingest.
• 2+ Years working in television news.
• Ability to multi-task necessary.
• Candidate must be able to work under stress and tight deadlines.
• Ability to react quickly and make last-minute decisions that will improve the technical execution of the editorial content.
• Ability to make last-minute schedule changes to keep the quality of our shows and operations.
• Ability to collaborate and work with all levels to drive our news vision.
• Strong people skills with the ability to work with all levels of management & fellow employees at a positive and professional level.
• A positive and motivated attitude to consistently raise the production standard.
• Willing to work at our Phoenix, AZ location.
• Unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
• Interested candidates must send a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com

Desired Characteristics
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience directing live newscasts or bachelor’s degree in communications.
• Bilingual (English/Spanish).
• Familiarity with ROSS Dashboard.

About Us
We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain, and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced, and heard. Together, we’ll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

To apply for this job please visit www.nbcunicareers.com.