Studio and Production Operations Technician - IV (Team Lead)(Operations)

Employer
United States Agency for Global Media
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
May 19, 2022
Closes
May 22, 2022
Ref
527682137
Hours
Full Time
Job Details Job Location Washington Headquarters - Washington, DC Operate audio/video production automation system (eg, "Ross Overdrive") during newscasts and other programming. Coordinate and communicating with the program's producer to achieve the graphic and visual elements of the program. Cue talent as necessary for the smooth staging of the program. Prepare templates, "plug-ins," "macros," and other production shortcuts to mirror production elements and various visual formats. Work inside the VOA's newsroom computer systems, (eg, "Dalet"), coding his/her television programs with templates, plug-ins, macros, and other production shortcuts for broadcast. Set up and working within the scripting and pre-production tools needed to prepare and execute the program, including live newscasts with high degrees of complexity. Follow "naming conventions" and VOA procedures for storing templates, plug-ins, macros, and other production shortcuts for use by others. Work with the production team during the program to creatively and technically execute the program without error and without unscripted pauses. Coordinate with technical departments for the smooth scheduling, caching, and/or playing of the program to air. Juggle live and taped elements within the production automation system, both in preparation and in executing the program for air. Monitor studio lighting, camera, and staging needs and alerts studio supervisors to required maintenance. Monitor and controlling audio and video quality during television productions. Assist in the production of video elements and template graphics prior to broadcast and setting up or creating new templates as needed. About the Agency The United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM) is an exciting, multi-media, multi-cultural, global media agency that carries out all United States civilian international broadcasting. Our media networks complement and reinforce one another in a shared mission vital to US national interests: to inform, engage, and connect people around the world in support of freedom and democracy. Our staff of dedicated professionals serve as an example of a free and independent media, bringing news, information, and relevant discussions to a weekly audience of over 278 million people worldwide in over 60 languages via radio, television, Internet, and social media. USAGM networks include the Voice of America and the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (Radio and TV Marti) and three grantee organizations: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (Alhurra TV and Radio Sawa), and Radio Free Asia. This is not an announcement for a federal job. This position is for employment as a personal services contractor with VOA News and may include eligibility for health, dental, vision, and life insurance, overtime, paid time off, sick leave, and the possibility of performance-based bonuses. All personal service contractors must pass a thorough background check . US citizenship is not required for this job and visa sponsorship is possible for the right candidates.

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