Freelance Archives DigitizerApply
CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.
This freelance position will be responsible for digitizing archival content using the new SAMMA automated ingest system and the Archives Media Asset Management (MAM) system. This person will be trained to pull and clean the cassette tapes and confirm the content needs to be digitized in the MAM system. They will apply new barcodes to the cassette and scan them into the ingest system, monitor their progress and then confirm the files were created properly. They will then move the newly created files to an automatic watchfolder which will send them to AWS. They will then mark these ingested assets as complete in the MAM system and on an associated excel document.
College degree preferred, familiarity of MS office software suite. Knowledge of videotape, file formats and video signals a plus.
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