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NBC Universal Media Coordinator - NBC Boston/NBC Sports Boston/NECN/Telemundo NI in Needham, Massachusetts

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.

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.

The right candidate will be working at our state of the art technologically advanced media facility. Monitor local programming streams for quality control across four businesses and multiple platforms. Communicate effectively across various departments. Transmission liaison between field and studio. Ensure technical capabilities are being used to our maximum capacity and capability.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for live shots for broadcasts

  • Quality control of ingested material and manage files to maximize system efficiency

  • Coordinate and ingest feeds for the Boston Media Center

  • Basic video & photo editing

  • Maintain video material that permanently resides on the online storage

  • Educate users on standard operating procedures

  • Ensure the technical expectations of all the Boston entities are clearly being met

  • Maintain our quality standards and are followed on a consistent basis

  • Troubleshoot system problems and escalate issues to the appropriate team members

  • Punctual, regular and dependable attendance

  • Promote & exhibit teamwork within a positive work environment

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum one year experience working in a fast paced television broadcast environment, knowledge of newsroom automation systems, online storage, and computer languages or equivalent work experience

  • Must have the consistent ability to organize and manage shifting priorities under tight deadlines and in pressure situations. Multi-tasking and adapting quickly to change are necessary traits

  • Requires strong technical aptitude and experience with television control room and studio production technology including production automation systems, newsroom editorial software, file transfer protocol and non-linear editing systems. Detailed oriented and computer proficient.

  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate with all levels within the organization and with external vendors.

  • Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative, ability to handle criticism, even temperament and a positive approach to problem solving. Ideal candidates must exhibit leadership qualities in a collaborative environment. Must be dependable, a self-starter and operate consistently with a high degree of accuracy. Must also be able to work independently without direct supervision.

Desired Characteristics

  • College degree with a concentration in television production or equivalent experience preferred

  • Hands on experience with Dalet newsroom system or comparable newsroom systems

  • Knowledge of control room production within a 24-hour news or sports channel environment

  • Working knowledge of the post-production process from media acquisition to playback for air

  • Experience working digital media file formats, such as .XML, .MOV, .DV, .PSD, etc., and file conversion

  • Experience with satellite and cellular bonded technology

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, as well as other digital production software such as Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects, Vantage, Latakoo and file share systems

  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish proficiency a plus

  • Must exhibit strong leadership skills and lead with a positive example

  • Must demonstrate ability to remain calm under pressure, and think critically

  • Self-motivated, highly creative, forward thinking individual

Eligibility Requirements

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

  • Must be able and willing to work to work any 24x7 shift, willingness to work long hours and on weekends and holidays with short notice and be flexible with schedule changes. Must be willing to work in severe weather emergencies

  • Must be willing to work in Needham, MA

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

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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