Audio Mixer/A1 - 403(g) Technician

Ref#: 24905
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Network
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

About Us:
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 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

CBS Television City is seeking candidates for a full time staff IBEW Audio Mixer/A1 position.  The Audio Mixer/A1 is a member of CBS TVC’s technical operations team which is responsible for the productions of live and recorded television programs.   


The Audio Mixer’s main responsibilities include the set-up and configuration of audio mixing console and the mixing of show audio base on production needs. The Audio Mixer will also supervise other audio team members such as the A2 and the PA mixers within a particular show. The Audio Mixer must be familiar with the entire audio production chain, from set-up to mixing, recording and post production.


If needed, the Audio Mixer may also be required to mix front of house, monitor, voice over, music mix, and record multi-track. This position requires a thorough understanding of various microphone and audio processor types and their performance characteristics.  The ability to use, understand, configure and patch large format digital audio mixing consoles is required.  Knowledge of Studer, Calrec, and SSL mixing consoles, as well as Dante, MADI, Nuendo, and Avid Pro Tools is a plus.


The Audio Mixer should be flexible in the creative sound design to meet the show’s production requirements. The ability to manage and configure the audio signal flow and overall sound design for new productions is required. The willingness to learn and keep in tune with new technologies and audio production techniques is expected.    


The Production Audio Mixer/A1 interfaces and communicates frequently and effectively with the show production staff and executive management.  Participation in show production meetings and the ability to interact and communicate at a high level with technical staff, production management, show executives, and co-workers is required.


Candidates with experience working as an Audio Mixer/A1/Recording Engineer in broadcasting, media production or a related technical field will be considered. 

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