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Audio Operator


Audio Operator

• Intermediate Level


Newsy is seeking an experienced Audio Operator for its live and taped coverage; to execute the vision of the Newsy Editorial Producers, while contributing technical expertise and creativity.

Category Audio / Music / Sound 
Location Greater Atlanta Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Mar 14, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

What you'll do:
  • Mix studio and location audio for live to air and taped production   
  • Assure proper mixing technique of all audio sources
  • Assure all equipment is operating properly before every show
  • Provide mix-minus feed to location talent and program mix to in-house talent
  • Assure best possible audio quality is making air or recorded for productions. Use phase control, EQ, compression to improve audio quality when required   
  • Work with Producers, Directors via show rundown to confirm all required audio sources live shows and or productions  
  • Operate various audio related equipment, music player, Evertz router, and other related equipment as needed   
  • Attend all pre-show and post-show meetings with Directors and Producers. Read and mark rundowns to execute show elements as needed 
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot audio issues   
  • Replace mic and IFB batteries 
  • Other operational duties as assigned
  • Report show problems, equipment issues, and discrepancies to Director for Show Report
What you'll bring:
  • Bachelor’s degree (Journalism, Communications or Business preferred) or its equivalent
  • 5+ years professional experience in live television
  • Must have excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Must be an effective learner, with a curiosity and desire to learn and understand the entire scope of needs in the studio and control room
  • Must work well under the pressure of a live broadcast
  • Possess strong fundamental understanding of video and audio production equipment and capabilities
  • Able to make quick decisions and give accurate instructions during live broadcasts
  • Willing to work varied shifts
  • Must be able to sit for 4+ hours at time
  • Must be able to stand for 4+ hours at time

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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