CG/Server Operator, NJTV

Job Title
CG/Server Operator, NJTV
Open Position ID
Newark,  NJ 07102
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Reporting to the Director, the CG/Server Operator is responsible for preparation and execution of live and recorded television news content including the output of live graphics and video content. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Builds graphics sequences based on programming rundowns.
  • Imports graphics delivered by the Graphics Department (lower thirds, over the shoulders, etc.) for broadcast news programs.
  • Develops graphics (lower thirds, over the shoulder, etc.,) for broadcast news programs.
  • Builds graphics templates as needed.
  • Ensures proper formatting and spellchecking of broadcast graphics.
  • Responsible for recording and playback of all video elements including pre tapes, on set interviews, etc.
  • Ensures quality control of all video playback content.
  • Collaborates with Graphics Department, Producers and other technical personnel to produce high quality and compelling content.
  • Oversee graphic and clip playback server operation.
  • Documents technical procedures and processes as required.
Required Skills

• A minimum of three years of experience operating in a competitive television news environment, including knowledge of control room production within newsroom.
• Strong technical aptitude and experience with television control room and studio production.
• Consistent ability to organize and manage shifting priorities under tight deadlines and in pressure situations.
• Demonstrated experience with Ross Xpression or comparable automated production control systems.
• Strong leadership skills; lead with a positive example.
• Ability to multi-task and adapt quickly to change.
• BA/BS or equivalent experience.

The successful candidate will be a dependable, a self-starter with the ability to operate consistently with a high degree of accuracy in addition to being able to work independently without direct supervision.

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