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CBS Corporation A1 Audio Technician in Washington, District Of Columbia

REF#: 35676

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS News

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Washington, DC

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:

CBS News seeks an Audio Technician that will be responsible for operating audio consoles and communication systems in a live, pre-recorded, and breaking news environment. This person will also be responsible for establishing and maintaining audio inventory and systems using best industry practices within a dynamic, fast paced, deadline driven 24/7 operation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PREFERRED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor's degree in Video/Film Production or related field. Professional experience in lieu of education will be considered.
  • A minimum of 3 years of direct experience in an active live news or production environment.

  • Proficiency with Windows and Mac computer platforms.

  • Dante Certification preferred.

  • Familiarity with audio matrices

  • Knowledgeable of audio transport methods e.g. (SMPTE 2110-30/31, AES3, AES67, MADI, etc..)

  • Demonstrated audio production skills.

  • Ability to perform consistently in a deadline driven, live television environment.

  • Demonstrated proficiency on a variety of control room audio equipment: Calrec Artemis and Calrec Brio preferred.

  • Ability to multitask and demonstrate sound judgement when working independently will be essential. A commitment to excellence and to ongoing education in audio production and to the mastery of their craft will be most helpful.

  • EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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