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Supervisor, Broadcast Delay Operator

Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)
Location: Spring
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Are you a fan of televised sports and entertainment? Do you have a curious attention to detail and excellent organization skills? Can you remain calm under pressure and make critical decisions? DMED is looking for your talent to support our live television Standards & Practices operations as a Supervising Broadcast Delay Operator.

The job requires a responsible and organized individual to create and maintain schedules, reports and assignment lists; and manage and arrange the training of other Operators. These tasks will require coordination with other organizational partners in Tech and Operations. In addition, they will be responsible for coordinating and participating in the hiring, overseeing and handling the performance management of a team of 4-5 recurring employees. The successful candidate will also demonstrate expertise in the operation of the Delay equipment - executing (video and/or audio) edits in real time, thereby mitigating corporate risk.

A significant portion of the time for this role will be devoted to supporting the East Coast S&P team, in reviewing and handling documentation for advertising clearance issues - as needed. Our team reviews advertising at all stages, from script to produced finals, to assess overall acceptability, including issues of tastefulness and appropriateness, truthfulness and accuracy of advertising claims, appropriate scheduling, and a myriad of other issues covered by respective industry guidelines and company policy. Integral to this role is maintaining thorough records of all communications, claim support, and other documentation obtained and utilized in the clearance process.

Live television is always on, day and night, weekends and holidays. The successful candidate will be regularly scheduled to work at a television broadcast facility, working independently and in coordination with other television professionals. This role requires enthusiasm for television, an interest in applying rules, the ability to make a quick decision, and the confidence to own your decisions. A sharp eye, quick reflexes and astute communication skills will also be required.

Skills that will make you successful in this role:

  • Excellent Organization and Communication Skills
  • An awareness of contemporary issues of speech on television.
  • Punctuality and reliability
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Enthusiasm for sports and entertainment on television.
  • Ability and confidence to make thoughtful, reasoned decisions.
  • Flexibility to work early morning, evening, weekend and Holiday hours (as needed).
  • Capacity to take ownership and responsibility for work decisions.
  • Capacity for long periods of critical concentration with your vision and listening skills.
  • Propensity to learn and appreciate regulations and apply them contextually as an independent thinker.
  • Ability to maintain procedures and follow protocols
  • Professional demeanor and commitment to excellence.
    Required Background:
    • Associates/BA/BS degree
    • Delay Experience (minimum 1-2 years)
    • TV production experience, or related management experience

Keywords: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate), Houston , Supervisor, Broadcast Delay Operator, Other , Spring, Texas

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