- Freelance Media Coordinator - NBC Sports

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Freelance Media Coordinator - NBC Sports


Freelance Media Coordinator - NBC Sports

• Emerging Level


As a Media coordinator, you will be responsible for the organization, tracking, and management of digital content for use by our various Production units within NBC Sports.

Category Digital Media  Production Coordinator  Video Editor 
Location Orlando, Florida Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jan 17, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

This role serves as a first line of support for Production that runs 24/7, both at our NBC Sports Facility (Stamford, CT) and our various broadcast remote locations. You'll be part of a team that involves all aspects of Production workflows (creation, documentation, support) and ensuring that they meet their deadlines. You will also work alongside our Broadcast & Post Engineering group, triaging the day-to-day issues and escalating as needed.

  • Partner with business units and teams to ensure data needs are met and ensure the operational excellence and on-time delivery of all requisite data to distribution partners
  • Support documentation of workflows, operational processes, and migration of documentation into team collaboration tools (Asana, Teams)
  • Assist with onboarding of new clients into our distribution platforms (GolfPass, Peacock) including communicating with contacts, creating specifications and test files, client profiles, and troubleshooting
  • Support of infrastructure, software tools, and physical equipment related to the Mastering and Archive of digital content
  • Creation of ingest specifications and workflows for incoming media, creation of delivery specifications and workflows for recipients and emerging distribution outlets
  • Review and QC digital audio and video delivered by partners for publish to CDNs
  • Ingesting camera ENG and applying LUT’s appropriately using a variety of tools (Avid, Adobe, Davinci, Telestream); processing/relinking HDR, 2K+ file-based media
  • Ensuring production assets are archived so that they can easily be retrieved
  • Managing the daily ingest of recorded events (pressers, shows, sporting events) and cataloguing appropriately
  • Monitoring & managing the storage levels of multiple workgroups and workspaces and acting accordingly
  • Providing daily support to Production in prioritizing asset restore requests in a timely period
  • Assisting Production in both the distribution and retrieval of content using various digital deliveries (MediaShuttle, DropBox, etc.)
  • Transcoding content to required specifications using a variety of tools (Avid, Adobe, Telestream, EVS)
  • Able to assist Production on a technical level with media issues throughout facility and escalating to Engineering when required
  • Taking the time to educate Production of the various workflows available to them
  • Ensuring the proper assembling and delivery of media for various remotes via hard drives (Tour de France, NASCAR, etc.)
  • Gain experience with Live and VOD stand-alone and cloud-based video encoding solutions such as ffmpeg, Elemental, vMix, Haivision
Desired Characteristics:
  • Asset Management system knowledge a plus
  • Vantage knowledge a plus
  • Cursory knowledge of video codecs
  • Individual embracing and enthusiastic with new technologies
  • Experience within a broadcast and/or post-production environment
  • Excellent communication and client skills
  • Attention to detail and responsiveness
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Technologically Proficient
  • Knowledgeable understanding of various audio and video containers/codecs used in professional and consumer environments (J2K, ProRes, MP4 video codecs, AAC, AC3, PCM audio codecs)
  • Self-motivated, capable of working independently but also alongside a team
  • Able to handle and prioritize a high volume of production requests within a timely period
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in TV Production or related field; or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum two (2) years' experience and working knowledge of Avid products (Interplay, Access, and Media Composer) or similar editing product
  • Experience with ingesting footage\camera masters preferred
  • Familiarity with Content Metadata and/or Enhanced Descriptive Metadata entry & editing
  • Understanding of file transfer tools such as Aspera, Sigiant, FTP
  • Demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to understand immediate issues and respond to meet day-of-air deadline
Additional Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays and must be able to adapt with little notice
  • Must be willing to travel on occasion
  • Must be willing to work in Orlando, FL
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Required On-Site: This position is required to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite

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