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ViacomCBS Manager Broadcast Distribution in New York, New York

REF#: 37100

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

DESCRIPTION:

The candidate must be detailed oriented and able to multitask. Prior experience as a Master Control Operator or Earth Station Technician is a plus.

Responsibilities

  • Direct and supervise the scheduling and procurement of a wide variety of transmission facilities to service internal CBS clients and external customers.

  • Responsible for the real-time computer control of the CBS-TV network and its affiliates.

  • Responsible for servicing calls from both CBS, CWD, and CW affiliates.

  • Candidate must be willing to operate in a 24-hour environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Knowledge of the communications industry with an emphasis on RF, satellite, terrestrial is a prerequisite.

  • Comprehensive understanding of various video compression formats and data communications is required.

  • General understanding of satellite receiving equipment is required.

  • Strong computer literacy.

Preferred:

  • IP Streaming transmissions knowledge.

  • College Degree.

  • Proficiency in Schedule All, spreadsheets, and word processing software.

EEO Statement:

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status

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