Operations Producer (Freelance)

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Operations Producer CGTN

CGTN America is looking for a Freelance Operations Producer.

Responsibilities: Supervises all aspects of their show cycle, demonstrating strict attention to detail, accountability and contingency plans. Maintains a working knowledge of current High Definition broadcast standards and evolving broadcast technology. Leverages comprehensive knowledge of High Definition broadcast transmission standards and applications.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • 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
  • Might have to deploy in the field to coordinate transmission during breaking news or other larger scale 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
  • Operates within the defined goals of the News Operations department
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of cell bonding and IP transmission devices, leveraging where appropriate

Qualifications/ Requirements:

  • 5 + years of broadcast television experience
  • Demonstrates flexibility with working hours, including weekends and nights
  • Possess an understanding of and appreciation for a multi-national, multi-cultural work environment
  • Demonstrates experience in breaking news scenarios and sound decision making ability when under pressure
  • Performs well in a high pressure, deadline driven environment
  • 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

Desired Characteristics:

  • Interest in China and Asia Pacific a plus
  • 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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