PEG Coordinator - Spectrum Networks - Lexington, KY

Full Time Florence, Kentucky Posted 07/29/2021 Areas of interest: Media, Production, Video Operations Requisition Number: 287503BR-2 NPR106
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 27 hyper-local news and 9 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 Environment: Spectrum News is a 24-hour breaking news network which requires employees who are flexible and available to work various shift, including early morning, late evenings, weekends and holidays.

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: The PEG Operations Coordinator will provide technical support for studio operations and programming. Teach basic courses in video production and editing to community members who use our PEG facilities and equipment.

  • Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Support and operate playback of automation equipment for regular cablecast programming and encoding.
  • Operate video/audio and automation systems equipment.
  • Encode digital video content for automation systems.
  • Monitors PEG channels to ensure good picture and sound quality and to assure that all programs are switched as scheduled by the automation system.
  • Teach basic courses in video production and editing.
  • Prepare, update and submit weekly and monthly schedules for PEG channels.
  • Operate community bulletin board, loading and updating submissions.
  • Communicate to engineering regarding malfunctioning equipment.
  • Keep accurate and up to date records and contracts for all show producers.
  • Prepare and complete discrepancy/maintenance report forms when problems occur with PEG programming, channels and equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
  • Knowledge of the computer automation systems used in PEG facilities required
  • Knowledge of studio-based production and post production
  • Basic understanding of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control and operation of Television Broadcasting systems
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well under pressure and time deadlines.
  • Ability to read waveform, vector-scope and RF monitor
  • Familiarity with Adobe Premiere preferred, Adobe After Effects a plus
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work independently
  • Must be detail oriented, logical and be able to work well under pressure
  • Must obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license for authorized driving in the State of residence
Education & Experience:
  • Associates degree in Telecommunications, Electronics or related field or comparable television, cable television work experience
  • 2 years in Video Production and Master Control Operations
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! Roles may require the following:
  • Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
  • Varying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements
  • Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and schedule conflicts
  • Participation in an established on-call rotation

Television studio environment
Primarily inside in a climate controlled environment
Communicates in person, by phone and by email
Must be able to work under time pressure deadlines and willing and able to work different shifts or longer shifts. Willing and able to work weekends.
Materials and equipment used: various studio and control room television equipment, computers and computer-related equipment
Ability to lift up to 50lbs

The Spectrum brands (including Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach) are powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Our Commitment During COVID-19 Your health and safety is important to us, as such we’re using virtual recruiting tools to safely meet with qualified candidates. We are working in the office, following CDC guidelines.

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