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Freelance Viz Operator

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New York, NY

Posted Jun 17, 2021 - Requisition No. 91536

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. The buzz of a recent tech breakthrough. We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time.

Bloomberg LP has built a significant media business spanning television, digital, magazine, radio and live event platforms across the globe. In the midst of a historic time in the media industry, Bloomberg Media is setting out to become the indispensable source of information for the world's most influential business leaders.

Bloomberg Media Group is seeking a freelance Viz Operator to join our control room team firing live graphics in a 24/7 broadcast environment at our World Headquarters in New York City.

We'll trust you to:

  • Move quickly and accurately under pressure in a fast-paced broadcast environment
  • Collaborate with the technical team and editorial personnel in order to ensure a quality visual presentation to our audience
  • Read, follow and execute all relevant tasks outlined in a live news broadcast rundown
  • Operate a live broadcast graphics rundown, firing lower-third and full screen graphics while communicating with control room crew and editorial colleagues
  • Fire out set backgrounds to video wall engines in NY and Hong Kong. Assign and fire full screen graphics into appropriate channels to be routed into video surfaces in coordination with the technical director. Change graphics in the wall engines as cued by technical and editorial personnel.
  • Follow along with breaking news developments, working quickly to match relevant graphics with the on-air conversation as they become available

You'll need to have:

  • 1 year of experience operating within Viz ecosystem or with relevant live graphics software
  • An ability to complete tasks with a high level of accuracy under tight deadlines in high pressure situations in live broadcast environment
  • Familiarity with ENPS or other relevant broadcast news rundown software
  • A strong desire to work as part of a team in a highly collaborative environment
  • Ability to manage multiple streams of information simultaneously while operating live graphics system
  • Flexibility to work early morning, evening, overnight hours, weekends and holidays

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match! We'll get in touch with you to let you know what the next steps are.

Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the recruitment process. If you would prefer to discuss this confidentially, please email access2@bloomberg.net. Alternatively, you can get support from our disability partner EmployAbility, please contact +44 7852 764 684 or info@employ-ability.org.uk

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