Operations Producer (Freelance)

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Operations Producer CGTN

CGTN America is looking for a Freelance Operations Producer.

Job Responsibilities

  • Leverages comprehensive knowledge of High Definition broadcast transmission standards and applications
  • Maintains a working knowledge of current High Definition broadcast standards and evolving broadcast technology.
  • Supervises all aspects of their show cycle, demonstrating strict attention to detail, accountability and contingency plans.
  • Manages technical, operational and cost variables within daily transmission workflow
  • Ensures both fiscal responsibility and operational integrity when coordinating live coverage of breaking news and planned events.
  • Applies considerable ingenuity, “out of the box” creative thinking and analytical skills to identify, evaluate and resolve complex problems within their assignments
  • Meets all transmission deadlines within daily broadcast schedule
  • Gathers and effectively communicates mission critical transmission lines information to all News Operations, Master Control and Studio Operations personnel
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of cell bonding and IP transmission devices, leveraging where appropriate
  • Operates within the defined goals of the News Operations department
  • Demonstrates flexibility with working hours, including weekends and nights.

Required Qualifications

  • Performs well in a high pressure, deadline driven environment.
  • Demonstrates experience in breaking news scenarios and sound decision making ability when under pressure.
  • Has in depth knowledge of logistics and costs with regard to procuring on air television content
  • Ability to perform daily responsibilities swiftly, accurately and comprehensively
  • Team player who can overcome communication gaps and rapidly changing scenarios to deliver positive results
  • 5 + years of broadcast television experience
  • International news gathering and television field experience a plus

*some evening and weekend shifts required*


TO APPLY SUBMIT RESUME TO: resumes@cgtnamerica.com

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