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WCIV - Engineering Technician

WCIV, in Charleston, SC, is seeking a Broadcast Engineer! This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, data networks, and broadcast transmission equipment.

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Broadcast Technical Engineer

Based in our New York office, Fuse Media is currently seeking an experienced broadcast engineer to ensure that all technical aspects of post-production run smoothly. This role helps to support a wide range of broadcast digital video solutions and equipment, including everything from simple digital video servers and desktop editors to complete media asset management systems networked across multiple locations. The ideal candidate is passionate about emerging technologies, tenacious when problem solving, and eager to work in a diverse media environment.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Technical backbone of the Broadcast Operations department to keep post production, media management, and media archiving running efficiently

* Oversees the installation and testing of new hardware and software used for editing or archiving

* Analyzing and repairing technical faults in equipment and systems, including minimizing loss of service when equipment fails by identifying and implementing alternative methods of service

* Works closely with Broadcast Operations department to develop and implement best practices as well as maintain documents relating to technical specifications and standard operating procedures

* Communicate clearly with departments across the organization to make sure media needs and expectations are met in a timely manner

* Support the training of end users

* Serve as primary liaison to contracted integrators and maintain strong relationships with vendors

* Build and foster relationships with various equipment providers for updated workflows, systems, and enhancements

 

QUALIFICATIONS

* Intimate knowledge of non-linear editing systems including Adobe Premiere and Avid

* Experience with MAM workflows, specifically using CatDV, SGL, and Spectralogic products

* Experience with Telestream Vantage transcode workflows

* Keen understanding of the media asset lifecycle from recall/ingest/acquisition to distribution and archive

* Demonstrated ability to manage Quantum as a SAN and NAS video server; Isilon experience a plus

* Demonstrated ability to support, configure and specify Mac/PC edit systems

* Direct experience managing, installing and supporting related hardware components and peripherals

* Experience managing, supporting and configuring Aspera products

* Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, perform accurately while under pressure, and juggle multiple projects at one time

* Comfortable with digital file formats, codecs, protocols, tape decks, racking, and cabling

* Excellent and demonstrable written, verbal and documentation skills

* Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills

* Strong customer service skills

* Comfortable with networking fundamentals (ethernet, fiber channel, SAN/NAS, WAN/LAN)

* Experience with Linux-based operating systems a plus

* Must be a proactive and motivated self-starter that isn’t satisfied with the status quo

* Must be always looking to learn about new technologies and finding ways to extend existing technology investments

* Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds varying distances

 

Please submit an online application via our careers page, here

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Summer Internship - Fuse Media

Fuse Media’s Summer Internship is designed to offer currently-enrolled undergraduate (Juniors and Seniors) or recent graduates an opportunity to gain hands-on experience at a content media company. Our highly-competitive, paid Summer Internship Program provides students with an immersive experience across all areas of our business. As a Fuse Intern, you will learn from the best minds in the industry and contribute to the success of the overall company. The ideal candidate is a pop culture junkie that lives and breathes the latest trends in music, fashion, food, technology, influencers and megastars who has a true passion for the media industry, takes initiative and possesses excellent communication skills.

 

OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES

* Internships are professional experiences that students participate in to gain practical, commercial skills and experiences – the intern’s role is to listen, learn, contribute and gain practical knowledge.

* Gain a general understanding of and exposure to Finance/Accounting, Advertising Sales & Marketing, Affiliate Sales & Marketing, Content (Development & Production), Content Strategy & Research, Digital Strategy & Operations, IT & Technology, Marketing, People & Culture, Pricing & Planning and PR & Communications.

* Internship roles will be similar to an entry-level position that students would enter into after graduation.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

* Must have a strong passion for, affinity with and connections into the multicultural millennial worlds of music, fashion, food, technology, influencers and superstars.

* Be a currently-enrolled, full time, junior or senior undergraduate student

* Prior coursework in related field of concentration (minimum of 2 courses)

* Must be in good academic standing with cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

* Submission of a short, writing assignment

* Legal right to work in the United States

* Strong interest in working for Fuse Media upon completion in related role

* Must have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

 

Please submit an online application via our careers page, here

 

~ Our paid internships will be held in Los Angeles and New York. They will last for 8 weeks this summer and start in June ~

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Director, People and Culture - Fuse Media

Fuse Media is currently seeking an experienced human resources generalist to join our People & Culture team to provide a blend of tactical and strategic human resources support to attract, develop, engage and retain top talent. The role will contribute, among others, in the areas of talent acquisition, total rewards, culture, compliance, employee relations, communications, change management and building operations. This is a key, site-leader position that serves as the senior HR resource for our NY office and reports directly to the Chief People Officer.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Provide coaching, counseling and employee-related solutions while maintaining a balance between being an employee advocate and strategic business partner.

* Provide guidance and support around talent acquisition, total rewards, performance management, organizational change and culture.

* Partner with the business to develop people plans in line with the business strategy and deliver against them.

* Proactively handle day-to-day, people support but also influence and shape the change agenda, including organizational and cultural changes.

* Play integral role in Total Rewards design and delivery.

* Manage full-cycle recruiting processes; collaborate with stakeholders to understand talent acquisition needs and clearly map out hiring strategies.

* Develop and implement employment marketing initiatives in order to source, attract, recruit, interview and on-board individuals to the Fuse family.

* Act as the key point of contact for all building operations needs, vendors & facility-related items

 

QUALIFICATIONS

* 10+ years of relevant experience – preferably in Media/Entertainment

* Undergraduate degree in Human Resources, related field or equivalent professional experience

* High integrity, professional demeanor, and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

* Strong commercial sensibility with an acute people lens

* Proven experience in problem-solving and organizational management practices within a culturally-diverse work environment.

* Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and HRIS systems; ADP Workforce Now is preferred

 

Please submit an online application via our careers page, here

 

To Reflect Today, The World We Want To Create Tomorrow

Fuse Media is an independently owned multi-platform media company reflecting the wide-ranging tastes and attitudes of the fast-growing, Latino and multicultural 18-34 audience. The company’s media brands include the Fuse and FM linear and video-on-demand (VOD) channels; Fuse.TV online and mobile websites; the Fuse TV mobile and over-the-top (OTT) apps; a podcast network; several branded social media channels; and live events. Fuse network is currently available in approximately 70 million households and FM reaches over 43 million households.

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WQAD - National Sales Assistant

The National Sales Assistant provides sales support to the WQAD Sales Management Team as well as National & Local Sales Reps to maximize revenue and achieve department goals. Provides assistance to management daily as needed to ensure the smooth operation of the departments.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assist in maximizing revenues by processing and maintaining orders, order entry, make goods, resolving discrepancies and communicating with account executives, agencies and clients
• Identify suitable make good areas based on inventory, rates and ratings
• Answer incoming calls for sales managers in a professional and positive manner
• Proactive in seeking out additional duties from sales managers and/or other members of sales team
• Assist in preparation of sales presentations
• Pull daily revenue reports
• Maintain account files
• Process contracts, credit information, payments, political forms and maintain accurate records
• Work with Accounting Department on correct billing and claims reconciliation
• Treat all co-workers with proper manners and respect. Establish as an asset to the entire team
• All other duties as assigned by Sales Management
• Works on a day-to-day basis with station sales management, sales staff, traffic, programming, promotions and business departments to ensure station business is booked and airing properly
• Attention to posting needs of clients
• Maintain weekly posting spreadsheets
• Inputting UD schedules and maintaining running totals of posts
• Assisting with promotional schedules

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Preferred working knowledge of television business, ratings, traffic, general practices and vocabulary
• Preferred minimum of 3 years experience in TV sales industry
• Preferred ability to understand demographic ratings, inventory, rate structure and make good process
• Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
• Additional Computer skills a plus: Wide Orbit, Media Line and other processing systems
• Possess outstanding organizational and communication skills and have the ability to work well under pressure
• Self-motivated and meet deadlines
• Able to handle busy phones, multi-task and have a positive attitude
• Proficient in numbers, basic math, percentages
• Valid driver’s license

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:
Send a resume to Dan Englund, Director of Sales at WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061 or e-mail at dan.englund@wqad.com.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Vacation Relief Photographer/Editor/Live Shot Tech

ABC 7, Chicago’s #1 news station, is looking for a vacation relief photographer/editor/live shot tech.

Responsibilities

Must be able to exercise good judgment and cope with very demanding and fast paced news environment, while always being safety conscious. Candidate must be available to work all shifts, including overnight and weekend shifts.  Must be available for significant overtime and willing to work holidays and travel.

Basic Qualifications

Individual must have 5 years minimum experience as ENG news videographer, microwave technician and non-linear editor.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with KU uplinks, Adobe Premiere editing and live streaming video is a plus. 

Additional Information:

Salary per NABET/ABC Agreement.  Candidates should upload their cover letter and resume at www.disneycareers.com.  Requisition ID # 526444BR

No phone calls, please.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

 

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Editor/Producer, Windy City Live - ABC7 Chicago/WLS-TV

Chicago’s #1 television station is looking for an editor / producer to join a small team of hard working, well-connected creatives who bring a ton of energy and smarts to the party. Windy City LIVE is a one-hour studio-based local show with a LIVE audience. The popular program features topical news, pop culture, celebrity guests and regular features.  WCL is showcased across the three screens (TV, Internet, smart phones) and has the largest social media following of any local television program in the country. 

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities include editing video for daily show including packages and show opens and collaborating with show producers in shooting pre-produced videos (field pieces). Candidate is also responsible for two – three original pieces to be shared on social media platforms.

 

Basic Qualifications:

Must wear many hats, bringing multiple skill-sets to the effort. Must be proficient in Adobe Premiere CC, Final Cut Pro and Photoshop. Must be familiar with DSLR cameras and associated editing workflow. At least three years of LIVE TV experience are required.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Good editorial judgement, ability to prioritize and work on tight deadlines are a must. Although rare, working some weekends and holidays may be required.

 

Additional Information:

Interested applicants should upload a resume along with references online at www.disneycareers.com. Requisition ID# 522377BR

 

No phone calls please.

 

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Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

 

 

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Art Director - Fuse Media

Based in our Glendale, CA headquarters, Fuse Media is currently seeking a seasoned, hands-onto Art Director and Creator to oversee our Fuse and FM brands and content from an Art Direction and design point of view, across all platforms. This includes design executions for ongoing brand initiatives as well as new formats, and platform-appropriate design. This role is a Brand Ambassador who creates and maintains the visual and design integrity of branding assets across departments, manages team members and freelancers, and maintains the design resources for the company.  The ideal candidate is a pop culture junkie that lives and breathes the latest trends in design, advertising and marketing and has an intuitive sense of what will resonate with Fuse’s multicultural millennial audience.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the design of campaigns in all platforms including linear, digital, social, mobile, video, and live events.
  • Support internal departments and external partners in the application of identity and branding.
  • Help direct strategy and execution of all design work produced under the company’s brands.
  • Participate in the pre- and post-sale process with our Ad Sales and Affiliate groups in formulating visual concepts, oversee the design of mocks and decks in response to client RFPs and provide direction for all visual executions.
  • Develop design concepts that meet business objectives of the company and that advance our brand strategy.
  • Manage, inspire and mentor a creative team of designers and animators.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 10+ years of entertainment media branding experience – preferably in Media/Entertainment/Digital-native industries.
  • Undergraduate Degree in Fine Arts, related field or equivalent professional experience – Graduate Degree preferred.
  • Possess a thorough understanding of mobile/digital and social communications and delivery systems, as well as industry best practices.
  • Hands-on designer with the ability to manage multiple projects from concept through activation.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and requests at a time, and must be comfortable switching gears.
  • Extensive experience with/in design, brand development, digital and creative process
  • Demonstrable animation, print and digital design capabilities.
  • Mastery of the full Adobe Creative Suite, as well as working knowledge of PowerPoint and Keynote.
  • Excellent presentation, written and verbal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with cross-functional departments and lead a creative team.

 

~ To be considered for this role, you must submit an online portfolio or PDF of your work to talent@fusemedia.com ~

Please submit an online application via our careers page, here.

Fuse Media is an independently owned multiplatform media company reflecting the wide-ranging tastes and attitudes of the fast-growing, Latino and multicultural 18-34 audience. The company’s media brands include the Fuse and FM linear and video-on-demand (VOD) channels; Fuse.TV online and mobile websites; the Fuse TV mobile and over-the-top (OTT) apps; a podcast network; several branded social media channels; and live events. Fuse network is currently available in approximately 70 million households and FM reaches over 43 million households.

 

To Reflect Today, The World We Want To Create Tomorrow

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Broadcast Technician

TV Technician

Full time- regular

WVIZ/PBS ideastream, Cleveland’s Public TV station, is seeking a Master Control Technician. The Technician must assure programming is broadcast on schedule and in accordance with quality standards. Also performs all tape room functions.

  1. Sample Duties include:

 

  • Program/monitor automation systems for a multi-channel television operation; assure all programs are cued and broadcast on time.
  • Assure all programs are available to the automation systems on a timely basis
  • Monitor EAS and Perform EAS procedures in accordance with FCC regulations; run weather or special crawls as required. Monitor on air signal at all times; correct problems or seek technical assistance.
  • Read electronic scopes and adjust signal as required.
  • Maintain updated knowledge of FCC rules and regulations.

Qualifications

 

               Knowledge/skills/aptitudes:

 

Knowledge of basic electronics (audio/visual scopes). Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations.  Demonstrated ability to operate required video/audio equipment. Computer literacy, experience operating windows applications. Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills. Demonstrated ability to work without close supervision. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to react quickly and accurately in a fast paced “live” environment.

 

Experience: 

Experience in broadcast operations very helpful.

            

Education:

 

Associate’s Degree or Technical Training in video production/engineering technology or equivalent experience.

Essential Physical Demands and Working Environment:

               

Ability to see, communicate, hear and utilize electronic communication devices. Physical ability for fine motor manipulation of instruments. 

For more information go to  www.ideastream.org/careers and click on the position desired. There you can review full job descriptions, additional requirements and apply.

ideastream is an equal opportunity employer, women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply; we value diversity in our workplace.

 

 

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Engineering Operation Manager

 

Position Summary:

Primary accountability for managing WVIZ/PBS, WCPN, and WCLV ideastream engineering operations processes of broadcast, production, operation and maintenance, and design/maintain operational workflows.

                                               

  1. Essential duties and responsibilities:
  • Direct and manage staff: select, hire, train, coach, counsel and assure performance and morale
  • Responsible for engineering operations and logistics.
  • Acts as liaison between WVIZ/PBS, WCPN and WCLV.
  • Responsibility of knowledge of systems and communications.
  • Liaison between content creators and engineering.
  • Establish and implements department goals annually to meet organization’s strategic objectives.
  • Manages radio engineering teams
  • Coordinates events for all 4 platforms involving technology staff
  • Assure that Capital Inventory is accurately maintained.
  • Maintains schedules for maintenance/support contracts
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

  • Knowledge/skills/aptitudes

    • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment
    • High level of communication skills
    • In-depth knowledge of technologies of television, radio, audio, broadcast automation, and operations
    • Knowledge of general FCC rules and regulations
    • In-depth knowledge of project management
    • Demonstrated technical knowledge and competencies.
    • Leadership and supervisory skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to integrate a variety of activities.
    • General management skills in budgeting, planning, and personnel supervision.

     

    Experience: 

    Seasoned level of experience in broadcast engineering operations

    Education:

    Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering; or ten years broadcast engineering experience and supervision.

     

               Essential Physical Demands and Working Environment:

            

    Ability to see, communicate, hear and utilize electronic communication devices. Physical ability to walk, climb on ladders, lift up to 50 pounds of weight

    For more information go to  www.ideastream.org/careers and click on the position desired. There you can review full job descriptions, additional requirements and apply.

    ideastream is an equal opportunity employer, women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply; we value diversity in our workplace.

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