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Studio Engineer - Broadcast News - Mandarin Chinese Bilingual

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Studio Engineer with live Broadcast News 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 STUDIO ENGINEER with television broadcast experience and Bilingual Mandarin Chinese skills to join an International News Organization located in Washington, DC.

Why join us?

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

Job Details

  • You will be stationed in the studio control room throughout the shift. Unless otherwise directed by the supervisor or due to a technical need at another area/location.
  • Daily operation check of video and audio equipment, routers, intercom, DA's and to check in house CATV system.
  • 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.
  • Monitor audio signal levels to the broadcast standard.

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience as Studio Engineer in a Television Broadcasting facility.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair broadcast equipment to component level and issues related to overall systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of waveform and vectorscope and other measurement equipment.
  • Knowledge of Grass Valley switchers, NV routers, Miranda multi-viewers, Studer audio mixers, Clear Com intercom systems, Sony studio cameras, pedestals, and jibs etc.
  • Thorough understanding of studio workflows.
  • Thorough knowledge of digital signals, H .264/.265, AES audio, aspect ratio.
  • Knowledge of encoders and decoders, TVU's, BGAN's, Flyaways, Fiber optical circuits.
  • Knowledge of the different formats PAL and NTSC.
  • Knowledge of Video editing systems.
  • Must be a self-starter. Ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to read the schematics and engineering drawings during troubleshooting a signal problem.
  • Knowledge of MPEG-associated streams (lip sync, jitter, pixilation, MPEG artifacts).
  • SBE certification preferred.
  • Mandarin Chinese Bilingual

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