CNN Operations Engineer – Atlanta

Operations Engineer
The CNN Operations Engineer is an entry level broadcast engineering position located in Atlanta. This is an exciting ground floor opportunity with a broadcast industry icon that provides career advancement opportunities within the CNN News groups as well as the Turner Broadcasting Entertainment Divisions. This job has three areas of responsibilities.
I) Quality Control
2) Commercial Video Server Maintenance
3) BIT (Broadcast Information Technology) Shop Assignments

Quality Control
In Quality Control the Operations Engineer ensures the highest possible quality of all global incoming and outgoing video/audio
signals. This is accomplished by:
• Measuring and correcting all Video and Audio levels using Vector Scopes, Waveform Monitors and Proc Amps
• Working with multi-format SD/HD signals ensuring proper aspect ratio
• Coordinating with all control rooms and bureaus to view/adjust incoming live shots for all networks
• Coordinating with the Media Operations Coordinators to adjust video/audio levels on live shots and incoming feeds
• Setting up “Beeper Phone” line calls
• Monitoring all Networks main outgoing satellite transmissions for proper video/audio quality

Commercial Video Server Maintenance
The Operation Engineer must coordinate with the Sales, Traffic, and Promotions depaltments to ensure that all commercial
server content is both technically and editorially cOl1’ect. This is accomplished by:
• Ingesting and quality controlling (Video, Audio & all technical aspects) of all commercials, promotions, interstitial
material and public service announcements for broadcast for all news networks into servers
• Purging dated material within the system
• Creating discrepancy repOlts and documentation of all issues with material that was not acceptable for broadcast
• Media Database management of all material within the commercial server systems
BIT (Broadcast InfOlmation Technology) Shops Assignments

The Operations Engineer will be assigned to the shops to perform the following:
• Answering/assisting BIT Engineers with service requests
• Assisting the Brr Engineers with the installation of new equipment and systems
• Assisting the BIT Engineers with the troubleshooting of equipment and systems
• Executing project assignments under BIT Engineer supervision

• Minimum Associates Degree in Electronic Engineering and/or Infonnation Technology
• Electronic repair/troubleshooting experience
• IT networking and system administration experience
• Possess outstanding written and oral communication skills
• Ability to excel working on their own as well as in a team environment
• Customer focused
• Self motivated with a passion for technology and learning
• This job is a shift work position with periodic shift rotation

To apply, visit www.turnerjobs.com. Alternatively you may contact our Sr. Technology Recruiter – Katrena Davis – at katrena.davis@turner.com. No phone calls please. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers.

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