NBC Universal Technical Associate in New York, New York
Job Number 34669BR
Job Title Technical Associate
Business Segment Operations & Technical Services
Sub-Business Rockefeller Center Ops
Posting Category Studio Technical Operations
About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.
Career Level Entry-Level
Country United States
State/Province New York
City New York
About the Opportunity
NBC Universal has an opening for a Fixed Term Technical Operations Associate– 2 Year Training Program
The Associate will work in a supported learning environment to develop the skills and knowledge that will assist them in learning the job requirements of different positions, including but not limited to, Technical Director, Audio Engineer, and Video Shading. They will work alongside trained technical staff and perform the functions of daily productions at MSNBC.
Learn various critical roles in television production
Collaborate with the team
Offer technical and creative solutions to create the overall vision for air
Prepare and organize show notes, script, set placement and camera directions
Build and organize switcher effects, snapshots, transitions and specialty wipes
Create and maintain show documentation
Test and prepare systems and equipment for use
Prepare and route video and audio sources
Switch live programs and communicate real-time direction to technical crew
Communicate show element coordination during rehearsal and live production
Partner with engineering on equipment set up
Manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Mix multiple audio sources
Coordinate and prepare talent mics and mix-minus for studio and remotes
Maintain intercom system for local and remote productions
Edit music and sound effects within a short turnaround to air
Prepare audio operations technical infrastructure details for assigned shows
Set-up, time and configure all camera components and confirm video signals
Properly operate, maintain and troubleshoot equipment
Shade cameras during events
Color Correct live feeds and monitors in the studios
Switch cameras, operate robotics, and patch cables as needed
Conduct minor video engineering as needed
Oversee proper strike and storage of equipment (cameras, audio, etc)
Assist department in maintaining high level of event productions
Pursuit of Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Communications, Broadcasting, or closely related field.
Computer proficiency in desktop applications with database experienceEligibility Requirements
Technically savvy with ability to multi-task, cross-train and learn skills quickly.
Must be available for all shifts, including weekends and holidays.
Must be willing to work additional hours beyond scheduled with no notice.
Must be willing to work in New York City.
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
Must be 18 years or older
Ability to think quickly, and keep pace with fast moving shows
Strong client service and interpersonal skills
Ability to handle pressure in an on-air environment
Knowledge of live news TV production processes
Advanced PC computer skills or minor in Computer Science
Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills
Ability to work in fast-paced, team-oriented environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
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