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Production Specialist - Telemundo Boston

NBC


Location:
Newton, MA
Date:
09/19/2017
2017-09-192017-10-18
Job Code:
35860BR
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Production Specialist - Telemundo Boston

Jobid 23768-380389

Location: Newton, MA, 02458, USA

Description **Job Number** 35860BR

**Job Title** Production Specialist - Telemundo Boston

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCOTS - NECN

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**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** Massachusetts

**City** Newton

**Responsibilities**

**Role Purpose:**

The right candidate will have the opportunity to edit content for our various news platforms, fulfill the responsibilities within the media operations center and perform production duties within our automated control rooms. Production Specialists have a multi facet skill set contributing to all the competencies within the Operations team. He/she ensures the technical expectations of NBC Boston, NECN and Telemundo Boston are clearly being met and that our high quality standards are followed on a consistent basis.

**Responsibilities:**



+ 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.

**Qualifications/Requirements**



+ 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 www.nbcunicareers.com 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 Newton, MA

+ 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 individual



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.



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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