CBS Corporation Technical Director, CBS Sports in New York, New York

Technical Director, CBS Sports

REF#: 26666

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance

JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

DESCRIPTION:

'- Switching on a Grass Valley non-automated server based system for live sports television including The NFL on CBS, College Football, NCAA College Basketball, March Madness, PGA Tour Golf, and a multitude of sports properties including CBSSPORTS.com

  • Monitor transmissions between remote trucks and outputs from Control Rooms

  • Switch live broadcasts of games, routing feeds, rolling commercials and inserting graphics on the air

  • Setting up Control Rooms and QC’ing commercial inventory to ensure commercial playlists, graphics, and VO’s are correct

  • Monitor transmissions between remote trucks and outputs from Control Rooms

  • Switch live broadcasts of games, routing feeds, rolling commercials and inserting graphics on the air

  • Ability to work in a high pressure, fast paced environment

  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays and nights depending on air schedule

  • IBEW union position

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Experience with live television broadcasts

  • Experience with a server based system preferred

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled