15 hours

Media Traffic Control Manager

New York, NY
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Media Traffic Control Manager

Jobid 23768-383074

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 36385BR

**Job Title** Media Traffic Control Manager

**Business Segment** NBC News and MSNBC

**Sub-Business** NBC News

**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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New York

**City** New York


As a Media Traffic Control Manager, you will be responsible for the set-up, trafficking and coordination of transmission facilities for the use of all NBC Universal entities – primarily NBC News programming.

• Booking and coordinating both satellite and fiber feeds supporting NBC Network News, MSNBC, Sports and Entertainment, both live and taped programming.

• Live control room show support including remote trouble-shooting and any necessary re-routing.

• Work closely with producers, technical and production managers, and NBC News Assignment Desk regarding booking facilities both international and domestic.

• Procure and assign both vendor and in-house satellite trucks for remote origination

• Close interaction with Vendors, Field, and Transmission teams in remote signal acquisition.

• Knowledge in booking, coordination, and understanding of streaming technology such as LiveU, as well as providers such as LTN and DigiCaster among others.

• Coordinate efforts with other networks or affiliated news agencies in organizing pools or shared facility arrangements.

• Familiarity & fluency with several scheduling and control systems such as ScheduAll & Maxview.

• Some remote operation of satellite receiver equipment, as well as in-house routing.


• BA in Broadcasting, or Communications required. Minimum 4 years related experience

• Familiarity with Satellite and Terrestrial television facilities, both foreign and domestic

• Ability to make decisions and solve problems expeditiously in support of live programming

• Experienced in live television production, recognizing the criticalness of making air on deadline

• Strong understanding of Satellite transmission equipment, control software, and signal flow

• Must be available to work all shifts, including weekends, holidays, and overnights - sometimes with short notice. This may also sometimes involve travel assignments.

**Desired Characteristics**

• Basic Knowledge of traditional transmission technology and equipment.

• Familiarity with compression schemes and transport stream delivery.

• Some knowledge of IP streaming applications and concepts.

• Ability to multi-task; fulfill concurrent live control room and news coverage transmission requests

• Exude professional, calm demeanor in a demanding, fast-paced environment.

• Understanding of Audio/Video Digital Technology and basic transmission related troubleshooting.

• Familiarity with the Newsgathering Production process along with current events and news.

• Experience with ScheduAll or any M&C based systems a plus.

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


  • Arts / Entertainment / Media
  • News/Programming/Production

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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