C-SPAN
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

The shift is 12 hours, either 6am-6:30pm or 6pm-6:30am (to be determined), working a three-day weekend Friday-Monday every other weekend.

GENERAL FUNCTION:
To efficiently perform Master Control Operations including switching multiple source on-air transitions, monitoring and IDing live and pre-recorded programs, recording and dubbing and heads and tails editing.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Consistently operates character generators and program keyers to properly present graphic material adhering to C-SPAN format and look.
  • Proficient in switching in master control with server, pre-recorded and/or multiple source lives manually and using the Automation System.
  • Records inhouse and remote signals; dub various formats into the server, assuring quality control of audio, video and closed captioning.
  • Troubleshoots equipment. Handles equipment with care and respect.
  • Proficient in editing heads and tails shoots on server and tape.

BACKGROUND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
  • One year operational experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, crew members and editorial colleagues.
  • Consistent performance in several technical areas.
  • Understanding of C-SPAN's format in switching, IDing and editing.
  • Ability to concentrate and focus on details.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • Flexibility to work varied schedules.
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