Satellite Operations Manager - NBC Sports
NBC Sports - Stamford, CT

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Job Scope
Hire camera crews, studios, satellite trucks which includes booking satellite and fiber windows and requirements such as parking, credentials, phone lines, and permits.

Responsibilities
  • Track budget guidelines for projects, live shots, and related assignments.
  • Strategic planning of stories to be covered both editorially and logistically.
  • Act as the liaison with Media Outlets (such as CSN, 30 Rock, and other NBC affiliates or Independent Networks)
  • Gathers news; disseminates information among all other production staff; advance planning for shows
  • Reacts immediately to breaking news; serves as the primary newsgathering resource point person for coordinating producers, producers, talent bookers, and transmission
  • Gathers story related materials (sound and video) on a timely basis
  • Informed and up-to-date on sporting events and sports knowledge
  • Ingest all digital and/or tape material for editing and browsing
  • Schedule digital records of all guest cameras, stand-ups, and pre-taped shows and segments
  • Turn around live-to-tape segments for playback
  • Feed video clips of shows, packages, b-roll, to various internal and external destinations
  • Acting as tape playback operator
  • Perform technical QC of ingested elements
  • Ability to operate VTRs, routers, waveform monitors, and vector scopes
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Qualifications/Requirements
    Basic Qualifications
  • Degree in communication/television production or related field, and/or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in TV production/operations
  • At least three (3) years experience with Ingest and/or Master Control live broadcast environment
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must have the ability to work in fast paced, high pressure environment under extreme deadline pressure
  • Must be a team player, with the ability to also work independently, with little supervision
  • Must be available for all shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must be flexible for late or last minute scheduling changes
  • Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: 7537)
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must be willing to submit a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


  • Desired Characteristics
  • Familiarity with (P2, DVCPro, HD-CAM, XD Cam)
  • Knowledge of newsroom systems Inews, OMS, a plus.
  • Basic knowledge of non-linear editing
  • Working knowledge of tape machine functions and machine-to-machine editing


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