TelevisaUnivision (KMEX) has an immediate opening for a Technical Operations under LAN - KMEX NABET-CWA Local 53. Technician/Operator is responsible for working as a team with editorial staff and field crews in acquiring and routing live signals and operating equipment for the News operation.
Live Event / On Location Services
Greater Los Angeles Area
Oct 12, 2023
TelevisaUnivision (KMEX) has an immediate opening for a Technical Operations under LAN - KMEX NABET-CWA Local 53
Technician/Operator is responsible for working as a team with editorial staff and field crews in acquiring and routing live signals and operating equipment for the News operation.
• Knowledge of Microwave, Satellite and Fiber Optics (transmit and receive) a must.
• Knowledge of LiveU workflow and IP news gathering a must.
• Excellent computer skills
• Knowledge of news gathering and broadcast operations equipment.
• Ability to work in fast paced, high pressure environment
• Must be a self-starter with excellent organizational skills
• Excellent people and communication skills
- Duties include acquiring, coordinating and routing of multiple feeds via microwave, satellite and fiber optics featuring different aspect ratios and multiple channels of audio.
- Monitor outbound distribution feeds, quickly resolve technical transmission issues.
- Coordinate with various Broadcast facilities, ENG
- Trucks, Earth Stations and in-house staff on all transmission & receive related technical issues.
- A successful candidate must have a sound understanding of RF and evolving technologies including LiveU
- with the ability to multi-task under deadline pressures.
- Bring a “can-do” approach to problem solving in a fast paced-high energy environment.
- Also, open to implementing new technologies and/or methods to accomplish future assignments.
• Sound technical decisions and personal composure under pressure
• Safely operate news gathering equipment.
• Edit stories quickly and accurately (Avid Media Central)
• ENG truck operation skills a plus
• Understanding of various video codecs and formats
• Capturing and Ingesting content off of the web
• Flexible with schedule.