BOC Manager

Posted on Nov 17, 2018 by NBC Sports Group

Stamford, CT 06901
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Role Purpose

The Broadcast Operations Manager hires camera crews, studios, and satellite trucks, which includes booking satellite and fiber windows and requirements such as parking, credentials, phone lines, and permits. This position also manages the daily operation of the Stamford facility supplying the On Air needs of our Productions and provides in Studio Operations support for shows involving Multiple Complex Remote facilities usage.

  • Track budget guidelines for projects, live shots, and related assignments
  • Strategic planning of stories to be covered both editorially and logistically
  • Act as the liaison with Media Outlets (such as CSN, 30 Rock, and other NBC affiliates or Independent Networks)
  • Gathers news; disseminates information among all other production staff; advance planning for shows
  • Reacts immediately to breaking news; serves as the primary newsgathering resource point person for coordinating producers, producers, talent bookers, and transmission
  • Gathers story related materials (sound and video) on a timely basis
  • Informed and up-to-date on sporting events and sports knowledge
  • Ingest all digital and/or tape material for editing and browsing
  • Schedule digital records of all guest cameras, stand-ups, and pre-taped shows and segments
  • Perform technical QC of ingested elements
  • Ability to operate routers, waveform monitors, and vector scopes
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications

  • College degree in communications /television production or related field, and/or equivalent experience
  • Minimum five (5) years' experience in TV production / operations
  • At least three (3) years' experience with Ingest and/or Master Control live broadcast environment.

    Additional skill requirements
  • Knowledge of transmission systems
  • Knowledge and experience with tape formats(P2, DVCPro, HD-CAM, XD Cam) ingest devices (Airspeed, Media Grid) and File transfer functions
  • Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must be flexible for late or last minute scheduling changes
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    Desired Characteristics

  • Must be a team player, with the ability to also work independently, with little supervision
  • Must be available for all shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must have the ability to work in fast paced, high pressure environment under extreme deadline pressure
  • Knowledge of newsroom systems such as INews a plus
  • Basic knowledge working knowledge of available vendor facilities
  • Knowledge of ScheduALL scheduling system.
  • Reference: 561325973

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