Studio Operator Tech II - Spectrum News 1 SoCal

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Full Time El Segundo, California Posted 06/29/2022 Business unit: Spectrum Networks Areas of interest: News, Technical Operations, TV Programming Requisition Number: 316048BR NPG103
Spectrum Networks is looking for enthusiastic, talented and driven individuals to join the best and brightest in gathering, producing and delivering stories that make a difference within a 24-hour breaking news environment! Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant, timely news that's important to the local communities we serve.

Who we are: Spectrum Networks is a series of hyper-local news and regional sports networks owned and operated by Charter Communications, Inc. Spectrum Networks seeks to provide the most essential local news and information, cultivating relevant and thoughtful conversations that foster informed and engaged communities.

The Spectrum Sports Environment: Spectrum Sports employs the industries best sports TV makers and technological innovators. Employees are required to be flexible and available to work various shifts throughout the day, including mornings, late evenings, weekends and holidays as we strives to connect viewers to their home teams. Spectrum Sports broadcast live sporting events for various professional, collegiate and high school sports teams most notably the Lakers, Dodgers, Galaxy, Sparks, WCC and CIF State Championships in the Los Angeles area.

Being on our team means … You’re ready to inspire and be inspired! You’re passionate, creative and highly technical, driven to flourish in a competitive, fast-paced environment. You're fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to share news stories to viewers in our local communities. You're nimble, having the ability to pivot in an ever-changing workflow. You are a team player with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills. You have the ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.

What we’re looking for: Spectrum Networks is looking for a talented individual that is passionate about creating news and sports television. The Studio Operations Tech II will support all live and taped studio based programming by operating in a variety of technical roles. Experience working in a technical, live environment is required.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
  • Displays proficient technical skills across multiple key operating positions while adhering to high production standards.
  • Supports Director and Technical Directors during all live and pre-taped productions originating from the broadcast facility.
  • Operates technical positions daily, such as: Video Shading, Audio, Audio Assist, Playback, Replay, Chyron, Camera and Robotic Camera positions during live events and/or studio productions as requested.
  • Acts professionally and as a positive force in the team environment.
  • Participates and leads some training programs and initiatives to create a stronger team environment.
  • Administrative duties include proper timecard entry, generating daily reports and effectively communicating with management on a daily basis.
  • Assists with breaking news coverage and last minute programming changes as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Knowledge of television production equipment and software is required.
  • Knowledge of studio-based production and post production techniques required.
  • Understanding of technical workflows is required.
  • Positive, collaborative and unselfish interpersonal skills with strong verbal, written communication skills, including the ability to effectively convey requests and ideas to editors, graphic and audio designers, talent, etc., are required.
  • Other technical duties and assignments as assigned.
  • Familiarity working with Dalet production workflow is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Word & Excel with basic math skills.
  • Familiarity with graphics & editing programs is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Spanish and English is a plus.
Education & Experience:
  • College diploma or university degree in the field of Communications, Broadcasting, Radio/TV/Film, Engineering and/or a minimum 3-5 years equivalent work experience.
Our Culture:  Every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication (despite pressure), openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn, and an overall positive attitude! NPG103 316048 316048BR

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