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Broadcast Studio Engineer - Live Television News - Bilingual Mandarin Chinese

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Broadcast Studio Engineer with Live Television News Broadcast experience along with Bilingual Mandarin skills

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Steve Eskovitz
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A bit about us:

We have an outstanding career opportunity for a Broadcast Studio Engineer with television broadcasting experience and Bilingual Mandarin Chinese skills to join an International News Organization located in the Washington, DC area.

Why join us?

We are an exciting and fast paced working environment.
We offer an area competitive compensation and benefits package.

Job Details

  • Daily operation check of video and audio equipment, routers, intercom, DA's and to check the in house CATV system channel lineup.
  • Daily check to ensure that the studio cameras are in good working order.
  • During the live and pre-taped shows be present in the control room and monitor the shows and address technical discrepancies if any.
  • Perform a line test every day with overseas studios for signal consistency, lip sync delay and clock check on the main fiber and as well as the backup fiber connection.
  • Monitor incoming signals from remote feeds, pre-tape and live studio feeds.

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years' experience in a Television Broadcasting facility as a Studio Engineer.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair broadcast equipment to component level and issues related to overall systems.
  • Working knowledge of video switchers, routers, multi-viewers, audio mixers, intercom systems, studio cameras, pedestals, and jibs etc.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of digital signals, H .264, H. 265, AES audio, aspect ratio, 1080 50I and 60i signals, SDI and HDSDI.
  • Knowledge of MPEG-associated streams (lip sync, jitter, pixilation, MPEG artifacts).
  • Knowledge of encoders and decoders, BGAN's, Flyaways, Fiber optical circuits.
  • Thorough knowledge of Avid Editing systems.
  • Should be able to build coax cables, cat6 and other cables as and when needed.
  • Active listening skills, time management skills, and communicating skills are essential.
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural and multi-lingual environment.
  • Proficiency in AUTOCAD desired.
  • Mandarin Chinese Bilingual

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