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Multi-Skilled Broadcast Operator - DC (Part-Time Contract)

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Washington, DC

Posted Jan 19, 2023 - Requisition No. 113552

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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 growing its global footprint and reach through new innovations from QuickTake, Bloomberg TV+, and Bloomberg Businessweek.
The Role:
Bloomberg Media Group is seeking a freelance broadcast operator to cover several of our technical studio positions in a live broadcast environment at our Washington, DC office.
Bloomberg News is looking for an individual with a proactive attitude who is focused, flexible, and proficient in several aspects of broadcast operations, working collaboratively in a live control room and studio environment. This individual will be required to work with our NY office to coordinate and quality control inbound/outbound feeds, set up any live studio guests, mix audio, frame/shade robotic cameras, and assist our engineering team with maintenance work. This candidate will be a key liaison between our NY and DC offices.
You'll need to have:

  •  Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  •  Knowledge of basic audio mixing (tracking and mixing mics on set)
  •  Knowledge of RTS, IFB and PAP systems
  •  Knowledge of robotic camera systems (vinten, shotoku or similar)
  •  Knowledge of camera shading and basic lighting control (iris control, scopes, Sony RCP or similar, bringing up lighting cues)
  •  Knowledge of video routing systems (Evertz or similar)
  •  Basic A2 + floor directing skills (mic + IFB placement, seating talent and guests, communicating with control room via headset)
  •  Ability to follow a live rundown and make adjustments in real time
  •  Strong organizational + communication skills & attention to detail
    We'd love to see:
  •  Flexibility to work early morning or later afternoon hours
  •  Willingness to perform additional tasks
  •  Strong ability to multitask and manage competing priorities
  •  Experience working with ENPS rundowns
  •  Experience working in live television and in a live newsroom is a plus
    If this sounds like you: 
    Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know that the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at: 
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