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CBS Corporation Freelance Media Services Coordinator, CBS Sports in New York, New York

Freelance Media Services Coordinator, CBS Sports

REF#: 33271

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance




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 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


CBS Sports Network is looking for a Freelance Media Service Coordinator. The position will assist multiple departments on a daily basis while gaining valuable post-production technical knowledge.

  • Field inbound and outbound media requests for both linear and non-linear distribution of content.

  • Input ingested media and corresponding metadata in asset management systems.

  • Perform quality control on all meta-data resulting in optimized search capabilities for production.

  • Archive, restore, dub and distribute media assets required for Studio, Remote or Post-Production projects.

  • Schedule and maintain media archive requests, both digital and video tape, required by production to maintain system efficiency.



  • Expert knowledge of file format (Essence/Wrappers) and transcoding software

  • Experience with standard tape to tape duplications and conversions

  • Experience with SONY and Dalet asset management systems a plus

  • Knowledge of production including editing and audio standards and tape formats

  • Highly organized with strong interpersonal, client relations and communication skills

  • Ability to perform duties with objectivity and strong attention to detail required

  • Solid computer skills with a proficiency in Microsoft Office required

  • Ability to work varied schedule, including swing and 3rd shift as required

  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred



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