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- The Media Manager is responsible for managing and ensuring the successful technical delivery of media and programming.
- Responsible for Three Main Areas: Master Control, Ingest and Server Management
- Ensure that programming, pre-tapes and video assets are recorded, distributed and play out as planned
- Communicate clearly with Streaming producers to ensure that plans are clear and executed successfully Route and monitor programming sources to appropriate channels
- Verify that the ENPS Master Rundown accurately reflects producers' editorial ENPS rundowns and programming plans generally, adjust master rundown when needed
- Generate and execute play lists on automation system
- Troubleshoot and work with engineers and producers to resolve technical or workflow issues
- Report potential maintenance issues and potential improvements
- Coordinate ingest of live feeds, and transfer of media, into CBS digital's Avid Isis server
- Maintain working knowledge of master control, ingest, media management and related technologies
- Communicate daily with Control Room Director for timing in and out of shows
- Work both independently and as a team member with a high degree of professionalism
- Seek quick and constructive solutions; liaise between editorial and technical teams across different divisions
- Pursue high-quality work that reflects programming vision and supports the CBS News brand
- Embrace a quick-changing, high-pressure breaking news environment with proficiency in both judging and responding positively to competing priorities; perform other duties as assigned
- Position is staffed 24/7. Therefore job requires scheduling flexibility, including overnights, early mornings, late nights and weekends.
- Knowledge of Avid systems, including Isis server, Airspeed 5000 server, Newscutter, Media Composer, Interplay Central and MAM; digital video capture technologies such as Avid's Mojo DX and Kona's AJA cards; Black Magic Router, AP's ENPS, Video CMS's such as The Platform's MPX, Final Cut Pro.