KDEN Telemundo
Centennial, CO
Published
November 9, 2021
Job Type
Full Time
Category
TV

Description

Responsibilities
The Telemundo Denver Technology & Operations department provides Technical Support, Engineering, Media Operations, Production, and Studio services for internal clients for the local portfolio of NBCU Owned Television Station businesses.  The Technology & Operations team has responsibility for partnering with our local & division teams to operate and support the technical systems used at NBCU Owned Television Stations KDEN.

Reporting to the Station Operations Manager, the APC Operator / Editor is a full-time position within the Technology & Operations Department that will be primarily responsible for coding and directing local newscasts using the Ross Overdrive Automated Production Control system. The role requires that you possess the necessary self-discipline to take ownership and responsibility for the on-air product, including camera shots, graphics and video clips playback, lighting, monitors, set preparation, and any other technical aspect of the production of a newscast and/or local special show. You will be part of a talented team of operators, editors, producers and reporters that demonstrate superb intercommunication skills, delivering the best local news stories of the Denver, Colorado area market, while also ensuring the highest levels of quality and performance. The role will suit individuals who are excited by the opportunity to work with leading edge technologies that maximize operations and quality of all technical workflows.

The APC Operator / Editor is also responsible for editing local news stories for the daily produced newscast, as well as submitting technical reports that document the technical difficulties and/or achievements that were faced during the live production of the newscast and/or show. The APC Operator / Editor will have demonstrated experience in technical leadership amongst peers and is expected to be dedicated to advancing their knowledge and skills on the technical operation of the technologies he/she uses on a day-to-day basis.

Job Responsibilities:  

  • Code and direct local newscasts using Ross Overdrive Automated Production Control environment.
  • Work with producers and news talent in a collaborative effort to execute a flawless newscast.
  • Direct, edit, and produce technical aspects of newscasts and other productions such as promos, cut-ins, special reports, and other projects assigned inside a studio environment or outside.
  • Responsible for the on-air product, including camera shots, graphic and clip playback, lighting, monitors, sets, and any other technical aspect of the production.
  • Edit video/audio and create graphic elements for the newscasts or any other production as required.
  • Submit cue sheets for music aired during newscasts
  • Conduct multimedia management by archiving, purging, and transferring content in our media environment
  • Additional duties as needed/assigned to better the production of the newscast.

Qualifications/Requirements

Qualifications/Requirements
• Minimum 3 years’ working in a newsroom environment that produces daily live newscasts.
• Minimum 3 years’ experience in audio, video and graphics editing platforms such as but not limited to Grass Valley Edius and Adobe Premiere.
• Experience working with newsroom control systems (NRCS) such as Avid iNews, Dalet, etc.
• Experience working with automated production control systems, such as Ross Overdrive, Ross CamBot (robotic camera systems), graphic/clip playback and video/audio ingest and playback.
• Experience operating video production switchers such as Ross Acuity.
• Must be available to work (whenever necessary) early mornings, evenings, holidays, and extended hours.
• Must be willing to perform any task assigned for the betterment of the newscast.

Eligibility Requirements:
• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered.
• Must be willing to work in the Denver Metro Area in Colorado.
• Willingness to travel and work outside standard hours, weekends, and holidays with short notice.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
• Must be 18 years or older.
• Must provide a demo Reel of sample work.
• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.

Desired Characteristics


• Minimum 3 years of TD/ Directing experience with Ross Overdrive Production Automation, or similar.
• Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment.
• Bi-lingual; fluent in both Spanish and English.
• Degree in Journalism and/or Mass Communication preferred.
• Strong oral/written communications and interpersonal skills.
• Strong leadership skills.
• Demonstrated ability to make proper “live show” judgment decisions to adapt to changes before and during the newscasts.
• Must have strong non-linear editing skills.
• Detailed oriented and capable of working under tight deadlines.
• Experience with technical switching and with multiple video/audio playback units.
• Ability to assist with camera operations and configuration, equipment changes and modifications.
• Proven ability to troubleshoot equipment failure, fix and find solutions to maintain quality of newscast on-air.

About Us

About NBCUniversal Local

NBCUniversal Local is NBCUniversal’s local media division that delivers English and Spanish-speakers and bilingual audiences in 31 U.S. markets and Puerto Rico, the very best in local sports, news, weather, consumer and investigative reporting, and lifestyle entertainment across any platform and screen. NBCUniversal Local is comprised of three individual media groups including the NBC Owned Television Stations, the NBC Sports Regional Networks and the Telemundo Station Group. The division is also home to multicast networks NBCLX, COZI TV and TeleXitos, the regional cable news network NECN, as well as NBC Spot On, an advanced video advertising business designed for local/regional CTV and OTT advertisers and several in-house companies including production company LXTV, marketing and promotions company Skycastle, its out-of-home business NBC Everywhere, and the Arthouse, a graphics design group. With seven regional sports networks and 42 NBC and Telemundo stations serving 38 percent of U.S. homes, NBCUniversal Local is the only network-owned local media division that is home to the largest bilingual local newsrooms within the country’s top 10 TV markets. NBCUniversal Local’s stations and networks serve diverse audiences and communities across linear, streaming, OTT, digital web, mobile and audio, and cable platforms and work together to keep local audiences informed anytime and anywhere. For more information, visit NBCUniversal.com.

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

This Position is eligible for company sponsored benefits including: medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks.  Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the benefits page of the Careers website

Salary Range: $45K - $50K

• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered.

Notices

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.

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