Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Philadelphia


DOC Technician
Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations
Collaboration between our editorial and production teams regarding news and local programming
Provide editing services to news and other departments as needed
Educate users on standard operating procedures and enforce editing protocol
Tune in microwave/satellite shots and have a solid understanding of bonded cellular programs
Record feeds using remote control software of video servers
Coordinate and ingest feeds among the NBC Group
Have competent understanding/skills related to shot composition, lighting and studio aesthetics
Operate robotic camera controls and audio mixing console
Set-up and maintain studio equipment
Mic guests for live and recorded programs
Clearly communicate with all personnel internally and externally
Exhibit excellent customer skills and be attentive to all departments needs
Troubleshoot system problems and escalate issues to the Engineering team
Punctual, regular and consistent attendance
Promote teamwork within a positive work environment
Update documentation relating to all Operations procedures and workflows
Perform other duties as assigned
High School diploma
Minimum one year experience working in a television production environment editing daily news content using non-linear editing systems, audio operation and robotic camera experience, familiar with media operations center processes and/or possess technical directing skills
Must have the consistent ability to organize and manage shifting priorities under tight deadlines and in pressure situations. Multi-tasking and adapting quickly to change are necessary traits
Requires strong technical aptitude and experience with television control room and studio production technology including knowledge/skills with, newsroom editorial software, non-linear editing systems, microwave/satellite systems, bonded cellular systems, router systems, audio mixers, robotic camera controls, production automation systems, and automated on-air play out systems.
Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills in English with the ability to clearly communicate with all levels within the organization and with external vendors. Professional courtesy and respect are vital at all times. Exhibit a consistent ability to use positive language.
Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative, ability to handle criticism, even temperament and a positive approach to problem solving. Ideal candidates must work effectively within a team environment. Be a dependable self-starter who can operate consistently with a high degree of accuracy. Candidates must have a strong attention to detail with a desire to excel along with the ability to work independently without direct supervision.

Eligibility Requirements:
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
Must be able and willing to work to work any 24x7 shift, under time pressure deadlines and willingness to work long hours including weekends and holidays with short notice. Be flexible with schedule changes. Must be willing to work in severe weather emergencies
Must be willing to work in Philadelphia
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must have a valid driver’s license
Desired Characteristics
College degree with a concentration in television production or equivalent experience preferred
Minimum three years’ experience working in a fast paced television newsroom environment editing daily news content using non-linear editing systems, audio operation and robotic camera experience, familiar with media operations center processes and/or possess technical directing skills
Hands on experience with Dalet newsroom system or comparable newsroom systems
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, as well as other digital production software such as Adobe Premiere, Vantage, Latakoo and file share systems
Experience with microwave/satellite/cellular bonded technology
Hands on experience with Ross Overdrive or comparable automated production control systems
Knowledge of control room production within a 24 hour news channel
Experience with Vinten camera robotics or comparable robotic camera system
Bi-lingual English/Spanish proficiency a plus
Must exhibit and lead with a positive example
Must demonstrate ability to remain calm under pressure and think critically
Self-motivated, highly creative, forward thinking

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