Broadcast Technician - Daily On Call

Fanduel Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 2 weeks ago

About Us:

FanDuel Group is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and leagues. The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel Group consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media, including FanDuel, Betfair US, DRAFT, and TVG. FanDuel Group has a presence across 45 states and 8 million customers. The company is based in New York with offices in California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon, and Scotland.

About the role:

Performs a variety of tasks related to live, pre-recorded, studio and field production, all in support of multiple 24x7 TV broadcast channels. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, monitoring and control of the on-air automation system, monitor/troubleshoot TV channels outbound signals and recording/playback of material on servers.

Essential Functions:

  • Simultaneously operate all Master Control equipment for multiple TV channels/productions primarily in a live studio environment

  • Checks and marks daily logs to ensure accuracy and completeness, and distribute to affected areas

  • Load/appends/configures the daily schedule/log provided by Traffic for the automation system

  • Monitors and troubleshoots the automation system for proper event execution

  • Performs manual rolling and switching of designated on-air events

  • Maintains established procedure for logging and creation of timing sheets associated with incoming media

  • Performs ingest procedure for transfer of media material into the air server

  • Ensures all recordings are accomplished per daily schedule

  • Monitors outbound and return TVG/TVG2 program feeds (C-Band & DBS) to ensure quality and continuity of all broadcast signal parameters

  • Collects and organizes format and transmission information for outside produced programs

  • Performs other tasks, as assigned, including, but not limited to, Broadcast technician, Audio technician, Playback operator, Content Server System operator, Transmission/Satellite Control (TOC) operator, TV Director and Technical Director

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and collaborative skills and the ability to work effectively, professionally, and courteously with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community

  • Performs duties on remote broadcasts, as assigned

  • Adheres to Company procedures and policies, and management and supervisory directives

Required Qualification:

  • Hands-on and/or working knowledge of systems/equipment used in functions identified above, including analog/digital/high definition video/audio signals and monitoring equipment

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Ability to travel to remote broadcast sites, as assigned

  • Ability to lift and carry loads up to 70 pounds

  • Ability to work well in a broadcast team environment, including talent, producers and directors, under strict time deadlines

  • Willingness and ability to work varied schedules and work overtime, weekends and/or holidays

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED; prefer AA degree in related field

  • Minimum two (2) years' experience working in a live television studio or remote environment, utilizing accepted operational techniques to achieve a high quality broadcast

  • Two plus years overall broadcast operations experience at a local TV station, cable/satellite channel or other industry-related activities

  • Two years' experience working as a Master Control Operator, utilizing accepted operational techniques to achieve a high quality broadcast.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED; prefer AA degree in related field

  • Minimum two (2) years' experience working in a live television studio or remote environment, utilizing accepted operational techniques to achieve a high quality broadcast

  • Two plus years overall broadcast operations experience at a local TV station, cable/satellite channel or other industry-related activities

  • Two years' experience working as a Master Control Operator, utilizing accepted operational techniques to achieve a high quality broadcast

Beyond working with such a great team?

What you get in return:

  • Exciting environment with real growth

  • Abundant learning and development opportunities

  • Contribute to exciting products used by a highly passionate user base

There's more, but we don't want to go on and on!

FanDuel is an equal opportunities employer. Diversity and inclusion in FanDuel means that we respect and value everyone as individuals. We don't tolerate bias, judgment or harassment. Our focus is on developing employees so that they reach their full potential.


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