ViacomCBS Overnight Technical Operations Supervisor in Minneapolis, Minnesota
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
Serve as primary resource for overnight monitoring and hands-on response to broadcast hub technical issues, broadcast transmission systems, 24 hour live streaming, and building system functions such as access controls and emergency power.
Assist security personnel with incident/emergency response and effective internal communications.
Facilitate technical operations for breaking news and weather cut-ins; assist News Department with crawls and bulletins during overnight hours.
Serve as emergency backup to competently cover control room or studio operational functions such as robotics, audio or floor directing for normally scheduled live productions.
Proven record of effective troubleshooting under pressure on technical systems critical to the broadcast and live streaming plant.
Proven record of leadership and self-guidance.
Strong written, oral communications and interpersonal skills.
General understanding of HVAC and backup electrical systems for broadcast facilities.
Minimum of 5 years’ Broadcast Master Control experience including transmission plant monitoring and remote control.
Minimum of 5 years’ live newscast production experience using robotic cameras.
College diploma or university degree in a related technology or communications field is preferred.
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