Walt Disney Television Live Stream Operator (ABC News) in New York, New York
ABC News has an opening for a Live Stream Operator. In this role, the Candidate will be part of a team responsible for live-switching our linear live channel, “ABC News Live”, using various production systems; curating incoming live feeds in real time; and publishing live events for all platforms and related social media accounts. This is an operations and technical role, however, Candidate will be expected to develop a level of editorial judgment required in a fast paced news environment.
Directing and switching our linear live channel, “ABC News Live”, using production switchers, playout systems and graphics software as part of a hybrid on-air production and master control facility
Researching and creating a lineup of live events
Media managing the program schedule of “ABC News Live”
Curating and Publishing Live Events via Web Publishing tools while working in a live, on-air environment
Quickly writing accurate event descriptions and headlines
Monitoring Audio/Video/Editorial Quality Control
Basic Qualifications :
Must be able to work in a high intensity, fast paced newsroom/control room environment
Candidate should be capable of prioritizing and handling multiple events at the same time with the same level of urgency
Experience with technical troubleshooting in live production environments (from video acquisition to distribution)
The role requires both technical skills and editorial judgment, and candidates are expected to have a familiarity with current news events
Strong communication and organizational skills are a must as this person will need to coordinate between various departments within ABC News
Flexible hours, including flexibility with working early mornings, late nights and weekends.
Experience with TriCaster or similar production switchers, GrassValley Morpheus or similar master control systems, Avid MediaComposer and Interplay, After Effects, Photoshop
Audio/Video production experience – from pre-production to finished product, including quality control at all steps
Experience with video routing systems, scan-converters, MAM & CMS tools
Required Education :
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
Job ID: 667545BR
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.