- Freelance Audio A1-SNY

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Freelance Audio A1-SNY


Freelance Audio A1-SNY

$48/hour - $50/hour
• Emerging Level


Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming.

Category Audio / Music / Sound  Live Event / On Location Services 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Sep 29, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Job Description
  • Work with technical and news staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming.
  • Familiarity with 5.1 surround sound, up mixing, down mixing and operation of associated support equipment.
  • Work creatively and collaboratively with Production, Operations management and other staff  to establish sound production practices for the delivery of content within sports, news, and topical programming.
  • Become fully knowledgeable in all aspects of operation and basic maintenance of the production audio systems including but not limited to:  audio console, RTS intercom system programming, audio server routing, RF microphones and IFBs as well as other audio or communication related support systems.
  • Perform daily set-up operations and continuously monitor audio levels from all sources across multiple studios to ensure consistent quality in accordance with established industry standards and guidelines.
  • Pro-actively and as directed, maintain the integrity of all associated audio and support equipment, notifying Operations’ management should anything require repair or replacement.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of related A1 experience in live, multi-camera studio production.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and set / strike studio gear.
  • Previous experience with SSL audio boards, RTS intercom systems & ENCO audio servers a plus;
  • Configuration knowledge of the RTS Adam Edit communication system preferred.
  • Knowledge of all commonly used RF and wired microphones, IFB and PL systems.
  • Familiarity with NY sports.
  • Qualified applicants must demonstrate and maintain an understanding of established industry standards, equipment and quality control.
  • Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom computer system a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required.
  • Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment.
  • Available to work flexible, non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays.
Additional Job Requirements:
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Ability to travel as required
Additional Information
In accordance with applicable NYC law, the estimated hourly rate for this role is $48.00 - $50.00 commensurate with experience. 

Job Type Contract 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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