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Walt Disney Television Control Room Audio Operator (ABC News) in New York, New York

ABC NEWS has an opening for an Audio Operator. The Audio Engineer will work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming under supervision of the Director and Operations management.

Candidates must have a comprehensive understanding of broadcast productions and signal flow along with a strong understating of broadcast audio boards, RTS intercom systems, RF and wired microphones.

The ideal candidate should have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and should be familiar with the latest television broadcast technologies. They should also be capable of prioritizing and handling multiple projects simultaneously, all with the same level of urgency, and must be willing to work flexible hours/days depending on breaking news and/or operational needs.

Responsibilities :

  • Mix live and taped news productions with heavy emphasis on remotes and server playback.

  • Prepare elements and control room for live and taped productions.

  • Coordinate and prepare multiple discrete mix-minus feeds with the control room Tech Manager.

  • Interface with editorial and control room staff to determine elements and solutions for new and ongoing productions.

  • Test and verify all equipment: Networked audio console, intercoms, RF and hard line microphones, RF and hard line IFB's.

  • Coordinate with Tech Manger to update intercom panels and IFB designations for productions.

  • Manage shared audio resources for seamless control room switching.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Five (5) years of related Audio experience in both a live and taped, multi-camera broadcast environment.

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of signal flow.

  • Extensive experience in operating Calrec Audio Consoles.

  • Extensive experience with RTS and AZedit intercom systems

Preferred Education :

  • Bachelor of Science/Arts degree in Communications or Sound Recording Technology preferred.

Job ID: 667534BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.