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Technical Operator

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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Technical Operator

Jobid 23768-389683

Location: London, GBR

Description **Job Number** 37646BR

**Job Title** Technical Operator

**Business Segment** CNBC

**Sub-Business** CNBC International

**Posting Category** Studio Technical Operations

**About Us** CNBC is the recognized global leader in business news, providing real-time financial market coverage and business information. CNBC’s international operations include regional networks in Europe and Asia-Pacific that provide the latest market information, unrivalled coverage of breaking news, in-depth analysis, and interviews with business leaders. CNBC in Europe reaches more than 110 million households, in addition to leading banks, financial institutions, and hotels across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. CNBC in Asia-Pacific reaches more than 70 million households in 21 countries. 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 Kingdom

**State** - -

**City** London


This is a multi-skilled gallery role in a fast-paced and very demanding live news environment. The Technical Operator position is a high profile job and operators must consistently perform a wide range of skills to the highest standard.



Sound Operator:

• Mixing and monitoring studio sound during live transmission.

• Communicate with MCR on a regular basis when establishing any fixed camera/satellite links and correcting satellite guests camera framing.

VT Operator:

• Playing multiple program VT material using our Grass Valley playout system Stratus Rundown.

Floor Manager:

• Prepare microphone allocation.

• Meet greet and mic up studio guests.

• Move camera pedestals as requested.

• Responsible for basic health and safety measures.

• First port of call to aid talent or fix issues while on-air.


• This role would suit somebody that has recently graduated with an appropriate media qualification or is in the early stages of a broadcast career.

• An understanding of the language of television news, and of the grammar of television.

• Knowledge and ability to follow strict Health and Safety guidelines.

• Good interpersonal skills and special awareness.

• Adaptable, flexible approach with the ability to work under pressure.

• Ability to work shifts is essential.

This job description is not exhaustive and the post holder will be required to carry out any other tasks as requested and within capabilities.

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.


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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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