Ingest Coordinator New York,  NY CAREERS at WNET New York Public Media - WNET

Ingest Coordinator

Job Title
Ingest Coordinator
Open Position ID
New York,  NY 10019
Other Location

A terrific entry level opportunity is available for a Ingest Coordinator to ingest and transcode all post production media for our in-house production teams.  The Coordinator is  tasked with performing quality control on post production media prior to edit as well as publishing  media to the web for our local production teams.  Specific responsibilities include:


  • Follow established workflow protocols for ingesting, transcoding and organizing media utilizing SAN storage, production storage and MAM system;
  • Transcoding of various media formats; migration of data and media to/from file based production storage, SAN storage and MAM system;
  • Verify successful ingest of original media; perform quality control on all forms of original media and final deliverables;
  • Transfering media across the post production network and between various work groups as well as to/from FTP sites;
  • Encoding and publishing video to the web for online streaming;
  • Editing closed captioned text files for broadcast and the web;
  • Report all workflow issues to shift supervisor;
  • Answering phone calls; Monitoring and responding to emails;
  • Ensuring quality control on all completed orders and client deadlines are met.


Required Skills

Experience or internship in a post production environment, the ability to adapt to ongoing technical changes, strong customer service skills and proficiency with the following:
• Mac and PC computer platforms;
• AVID/Final Cut Pro/Premiere editing software;
• Episode/Compressor/Mpeg Stream Clip/Media Encoder/Vantage encoding software.

Candidates must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

Schedule flexibility will also be necessary as this position will require evening, overnight and weekend coverage/shifts.

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