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Technical Associate

New York, NY
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Technical Associate

Jobid 23768-387364

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 37173BR

**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. 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.

**Country** United States

**State** New York

**City** New York


About the Opportunity

NBC Universal has an opening for a Technical Associate position for MSNBC. This is an opportunity to join a fast-paced production / operation team that delivers live 24/7 news programming.

Job Purpose

The Technical Associate provides production operation support for multiple on-air production crew positions, as scheduled. These positions include, but are not limited to: Robotic Camera, Audio Assist, Teleprompter, Jib Camera, and Utility.

Essential Functions

+ Work with Show Directors to deliver desired camera shots, including composition, framing and suggesting or demo-ing shots based upon production need and Director’s request. Operation of robotically and manually controlled studio cameras and jib camera.

+ Work as Audio Assist, coordinating with main audio mixer for mic and IFB checks. Mic placement on talent. Troubleshooting equipment problems

+ Teleprompter operation for live and taped programming

+ Utility operator for Steadicam

+ Maintain technical quality within a fast paced, rapidly changing news environment

+ Work closely with Operations Management and Engineering to ensure all equipment meets production clients’ expectations

+ Responsible for compliance with all applicable company policies.


Basic Qualifications

+ Minimum 2 years of experience working in live studio television production in a fast paced environment. Experience with the operation of robotic and manual pedestal cameras.Overall understanding and knowledge of the television production process and broadcast operationsBachelors or Associates degree in related communications/media field Eligibility Requirements

+ Must be available for all shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.

+ Must be willing to work additional hours beyond scheduled shift with little or no notice

+ Must be available for breaking news coverage when required

+ 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.

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Experience as a Steadicam operator

+ Ability to think quickly, communicate well and keep pace with fast moving shows

+ Strong client service and interpersonal skills and the ability to handle pressure in an on-air environment

+ Ability to work in fast-paced, team-oriented environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to 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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